Acknowledge What You Can Control

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pexels-photomix-company-101808_0.jpgWe don't have control over everything in life, and nowhere is this more clear than in our personal security – the sense of being safe physically, emotionally, and environmentally. As with all aspects of wellbeing, there are things we can control and things we cannot.
Stress-hardy people focus their energy on events that they have influence over, rather than situations beyond their control. You have probably heard The Serenity prayer, attributed to American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, which expresses this well: