Control. It has such a harsh and negative ring to it, right? Yet it’s something we want in so many aspects of lives. We want control with our partners, in our careers, and over our dog. However, the things we do to gain control are not so good… yell, make demands, not listen to others.
So why do we do it then? FEAR.
Our need to control people and situations is based on our primitive fears that we will not have our basic needs met – including money, love, and acceptance.
How do you make this different?
If control didn’t serve us well in some ways, we wouldn’t use it so often. Consider some of the ways in which control is useful – planning, making a schedule, and exercising discipline.
But when it doesn’t serve us well, we need to let go control without anxiety or worry.
How do you do let go? [watch the video]
Use these 3 Steps to Crush Control in your life when it’s NOT needed:
- Recite your intentions
- Reality check yourself
- Stay present
Don’t take my word for it! Check out the video for waaaay more tips and examples to let go of the things in your life that are holding you back from the life you want to live.
Let’s create a conversation in the comments section of this blog to share even more tips and success stories!