Learn to differentiate between: - Deepstash

Learn to differentiate between:

• The things you can control: Opinion, pursuit, desire, aversion, and in a word, whatever are our own actions.

• The things you cannot control: Body, property, reputation, command, and in one word, whatever are not our own actions.

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