Control the controllable

An honest understanding of what is in our control provides real clarity in an opaque world: All you control is your own mind.

Not events. Not your body. Not others. Not outcomes. Not politics. Not your boss. Not your promotion. Not even, trust me on this, what others think of you.

Anxiety comes from clinging to things in the future outside of our control.

If you are able to relinquish your hold, even slightly, on the 99.9% of things that are outside of your control, you’ll find yourself happier, less anxious, and ultimately more productive.

What are you clinging to this morning? Is it something within your control? If not, leave it to the gods, you have enough to deal with already.

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