Circle of Control - Day 160 - Deepstash

Circle of Control - Day 160

  • This is important enough that it bears repeating: a wise person knows what's inside their circle of control and what is outside of it.
  • The circle of control contains just one thing: YOUR MIND. Everything else, even your physical body isn't completely within the circle. There are physical illness not under your control.
  • The good news is you got fewer things you need to think about. There is clarity in simplicity. You've got just one thing to manage: your choices, your will, your mind.
  • So mind it.


65 reads




When you want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you achieve it :)

The idea is part of this collection:

Ask for a Raise

Learn more about psychology with this collection

How to close the deal

How to handle objections

How to present your value to your employer

Related collections

Similar ideas to Circle of Control - Day 160

Keep It Simple - Day 176

  • Each day presents the chance to overthink things. What should I wear? Do they like me? Am I eating well enough? What's next for me in life? Is my boss happy with my work?
  • Today, let's focus just on what's in front of us. "Do your job."We don't need to get lost in a thousand other dis...

What We Control And What We Don't - Day 156

  • Today you won't control the external events that happen. Is that scary? A little, but it's balanced when we see that we can control our opinion about those events. You decide whether they're good or bad, fair or unfair. You don't control the situation, but you control what you think about it...

Don't Burn The Candle At Both Ends - Day 141

  • The mind is a muscle, and like the rest, it can be strained, overworked, even injured. Our physical health is also worn down by overcommitment, a lack of rest, and bad habits. Remember John Henry - the man who challenged the machine? He died of exhaustion at the end. Don't forget that.
  • ...

Read & Learn

20x Faster





Personalized microlearning

100+ Learning Journeys

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.


I agree to receive email updates