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How to Control the Uncontrollable In Life

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  • A need to gossip and find out what everyone else is thinking.
  • Reduced productivity at work or at home
  • Unable to drop a subject or walk away from a discussion/argument.
  • Overworking and burnout.
  • Micromanagement.
  • Illness – physical and mental.
  • Ex...

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2. CONTROL OUR FEELING

Take a moment to think about something that upsets you, that feels totally uncontrollable. Use the pandemic as your example – or something personal to you)

For each bubble, write a feeling, an emotion, an action, or result. There is no set pattern to this. Write what feels natural to you.

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For me, I like learning, so to boost my own, I’ve learned a new practice: Dialectical behavior therapy.[5] In DBT, you learn the first thing to do when things are too much for you is to R.E.S.T – relax, evaluate, set an intention and take action.

Work out somethi...

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  • You don’t try to stop the sun from rising, why? Because you know it to be out of your control.
  • Do you try to get out of the way of a stampeding bull? Yes, but why? Because you believe you have control.
  • These are obvious examples but it’s not always obvious. I...

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  • This is called reframing . The ability to find potential in the harshest of situations. It will help you have more control of your thoughts and better actions and results.

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  • Remember that as you create solutions to the way you think and what actions you will take, your brain is going to prove you right regardless. If you say 1 + 1, your brain proudly jumps in with 2!
  • It stops you from finding new better ways of ...

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We’ve all heard the saying a problem shared is a problem halved. Talking about something helps bring it to the front of our mind and work out what we want instead.

Control is not always about control but your perception of it. When you bring everyone together to a common goal , they are mo...

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