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The Dichotomy of Control

The Dichotomy of Control

The dichotomy of control is a Stoic concept that states that there are two things we can control in life:

  1. our thoughts and ...
  2. our actions

.... and nothing else. Everything else is outside of our control.

The dichotomy of control can help us to focus on the things that are important and to let go of the things that we can't control. It can help us to develop a sense of equanimity, or calmness, in the face of adversity.

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