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The Quest for Control Over Our Own Lives

The Quest for Control Over Our Own Lives

Mar 10, 2016-- "The basic nature of life is that it is ever-changing, uncontrollable. When we think we have stability in life, something comes up to remind us that no, we don't. There is no stability, no matter how much we'd like it. And this kinda freaks us out. We don't like this feeling of instability, of loss of control. So we do things to cope, out of love for ourselves. These are strategies for control, security and comfort." Writer Leo Babuta takes a close look at some of the most common means we employ to gain control of our lives, why they often fail, and what just might be a better path. (14404 reads)

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Take ActionRethink your own efforts to 'control' your life. For more inspiration read this excerpt from "The Surrender Experiment". [more]

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