Today, we’re going to explore your feelings around AI through a guided journaling session and work on strategies to manage any anxiety you might be experiencing. Don’t worry; there are no right or wrong answers here. This is your space to reflect, understand, and grow.
How do I currently feel about AI and its impact on my work life?
Take a moment to consider your emotions around AI. Are you feeling anxious? Threatened? Intrigued? Excited, maybe? Write about these emotions in detail. Try to pinpoint why you’re feeling this way and note any specific incidents that might have triggered these feelings.
What are my concerns about AI?
This is your space to express your fears and apprehensions about AI. Are you worried about job security? Do you feel overwhelmed by the rapid pace of technological change? List down all these concerns.
What do I know about AI?
Reflect on your current understanding of AI. What do you know about it? What aspects are clear, and which ones are confusing or intimidating? This will help us identify any gaps in your understanding which could be contributing to your anxiety.
What opportunities could AI present in my field of work?
Remember, every coin has two sides. While AI may pose some challenges, it can also open up a world of opportunities. Reflect on these possibilities. How could AI improve your job or industry? Could it automate mundane tasks, leaving you with more time for strategic or creative work? Could it open up new, interesting roles?
What steps can I take to understand AI and its implications better?
Let’s switch gears a bit and focus on actionable steps. What can you do to improve your understanding of AI? Perhaps, you could take up an online course, attend a seminar, read up on the latest AI trends, or network with industry professionals. List down these steps.
How can I reskill or upskill to adapt to AI-driven changes?
Change can be scary, but it’s also an opportunity for growth. Consider how you can upskill or reskill to adapt to AI-driven changes in your field. What new skills would be beneficial? What training resources are available to you?
Imagine a future where AI and humans coexist in the workplace. What does this future look like?
Finally, let’s take a moment to visualize the future. Imagine a scenario where AI and humans work together harmoniously. What roles are you and AI playing? How has AI improved your work life? Remember, AI is a tool, and like all tools, its impact will depend on how we use it.
That’s all for this session!
Remember, it’s okay to have concerns about AI and the future, but it’s also important to remember that we are not passive observers. We can choose to learn, adapt, and shape our own future. I encourage you to revisit these prompts as your journey with AI continues.