Ways to Stop Worrying About Things You Can't Control (You'll be much more effective when you put your time and energy into the things you can control) *There's a brutal truth in life that some people refuse to accept--you have no control over many of the things that happen in life.
Living with chronic illness gives us lots of things we Cannot control so this is what I do and really wanted to share this topic with you.
Hope you like it THE THINGS THAT CAN HELP YOU: ➡️Determine what you can control.(You can't prevent a storm from coming but you can prepare for it) ➡️Focus on your influence. (You can influence people and circumstances, but you can't force things to go your way.) ➡️Identify your fears. (Usually, the worst case scenario isn't as tragic as you might envision. There's a good chance you're stronger than you think)
➡️Differentiate between ruminating and problem-solving. (Replaying conversations in your head or imagining catastrophic outcomes over and over again isn't helpful.) ➡️Create a plan to manage your stress. (Exercising, eating healthy, and getting plenty of sleep are just a few key things you need to do to take care of yourself.) ➡️Develop healthy affirmations
I have two phrases I use to remind me to either take action or calm down. The first one is, "Make it happen." Whenever I catch myself saying something like, "I hope I do OK today," I remind myself, "Make it happen." It reminds me I'm in control of my actions.
Then, when I find myself thinking about something I have no control over, like "I hope it doesn't rain on Saturday," or "I hope I feel right tomorrow I am meeting Bae" I tell myself, "I can handle it." Those quick little phrases I have on hand keep me from wasting my time on things I can't control. I'll either do what I can to make it happen or deal with the things I have no control over.
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Hope you are doing well and wish you a wonderful weekend ❤️😘