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What Is In Our Control?

There’s a brutal truth about life that some people refuse to accept—you have no control over many of the things that happen to you such as;

~ Someone that doesn't want to be with us.

~ What other people think of us.

~ People thoughts and feeling.

~ Grievance or Loss.

~ Life just as it is.

~ The Future.

~ The past.

~ Change.

~ Time. etc

But because, we find it difficult to understand the concept of what is and is not in our control, when we seem to not have everything under 'control' we become irritated and aggressive. Which will in turn, cost us our peace of mind, due to persistent worry and anger.


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Worrying stems from a desire to be in control. Because, we often want to control our environment and the outcome of every situation. Forgetting that, the more we try to control everything around us, the more anxious and angry we will become.

Worry indeed is vicious cycle to break — worry, t...


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- Developing our Mental Strength.

After we must have balanced sense of control by identifying what is and what is not in our control, the next step is to develop our mental strength to become mentally stronger-- have less tendency to spend our whole time worrying. Because, when we stop worr...


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"It is all about what we can control and what we can't, there are some situations we can't change no matter how much work we put in. The better we know this, the more we bring rest to our mind."



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The Goodnews,

Fortunately, the goodnews is that instead of worrying over what is not in our control, we can shift our perceptive using this practical steps to take control of our mind and train our brain to think differently.

- By developing a realistic sense of control.

Identify what is within yo...


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Hey dear, I hope you don't spend your entire life stressing over things you can't control. Your peace matters more than being just right.

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