Consuming mental energy on wishing you can change things that are never going to change is a waste of your time and will inevitably lead to sadness.
There are some things that you will be able to change in your life and, there are some things that will simply be for the rest of your life.
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Your only stable and lifelong relationship is with yourself.
Because of this, it is the most important one you are going to have and, one that you will need to nurture if you want to lead a happy life.
Self-discovery is essential for self-acceptance:
Not all change is a good change. Some changes can be harmful and those changes need to be avoided.
Knowing what needs to be changed and what needs to be embraced boils down to one thing: does it allow you to live a happy life?
Being a calm mindful person means being in control of your thoughts and emotions.
A way of becoming more mindful is being present - staying in the present moment means never being lost in thoughts.