Stop Controlling All Aspects of Your Life to Experience More Joy and Freedom
Finding the right balance between living a free life or controlling all aspects of it is difficult for many people.
The belief you can control your life provides comfort and safety. Letting go of control can cause discomfort and bring up a lot of fear.
To experience a greater sense of inner peace, more joy, and real freedom, you need to learn to stop controlling so much of your life.
This issue focuses on what you will gain when you stop controlling all aspects of your life and steps you can take to make it a practice.
Included in this issue:
- How to Let Go of Control and Trust Life (Video)
- Letting Go of Control: How Micromanaging Is Negatively Impacting Your Team (Article)
- How to Let Go of Control and Free Up Some Headspace (Article)
- The Key to Happiness Is in Letting Go (Article)
- Learning to Let Go: Achieving Your Optimum Performance Mindset (Article)
- What Is the “Illusion Of Control” and What Are Some Examples? (Article)
- Controlling People: Signs, Causes, and How to Deal with Them (Article)
Continue reading to find out.
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How to Let Go of Control and Trust Life
Letting go of control is challenging for many because the belief of being in control of your life gives you certainty and comfort.
In this video, learn steps you can take to overcome concerns you may have about letting go of control, and how you can trust life to work out well for you.
- Credit: Christina Lopes | YouTube
Letting Go of Control: How Micromanaging Is Negatively Impacting Your Team
Control issues play a big part in leadership and in teams. An aspect of leadership is knowing when to let things emerge and when to direct them.
In this post, learn the effect excessive control has on a team and how you can avoid it.
- Credit: Arden Coaching
How to Let Go of Control and Free Up Some Headspace
Trying to control all aspects of your life is mentally draining and will affect your well-being.
In this post, learn steps you can take to remove mental clutter by allowing yourself to let go of control.
- Credit: Nikki Moberly | BetterUp.com
The Key to Happiness Is in Letting Go
Over-controlling your life will rob you of your sense of freedom and affect your happiness.
In this post, learn why letting go of control is key to your happiness.
- Credit: Patrick Tay | Medium || Photo by Raul Varzar on Unsplash
Learning to Let Go: Achieving Your Optimum Performance Mindset
Those who try to control things excessively don't allow for spontaneity to happen as often. That can affect their focus and performance.
In this post, learn how you can perform better when you learn to stop controlling so much of your life.
- Credit: Forrest Wernick Dansr | dansr.com
What Is the “Illusion Of Control” and What Are Some Examples?
It's hard to accept our belief that we actually control our lives is false. We've been programmed by the illusion of control.
In this post, learn what the illusion of control is and how it affects your life.
- Credit: Mary Elizabeth Dean | betterhelp.com
Controlling People: Signs, Causes, and How to Deal with Them
If you know the signs that show a person is overly controlling, you can take steps to deal with them appropriately.
In this post, learn the signs that a person is controlling, what it means, and you can better interact with them.
- Credit: Medical News Today
Have a Better Experience of Life When You Let Go of Control
Real freedom comes when you can let go of what you cannot change or control and just focus on what matters to you.
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How You Can Give Up the Need to Control Everything in Your Life
Giving up the need to control everything is a critical life skill. It will help you go with the natural flow of things, live more freely, and experience life.
In this post, learn five things you can do to give up the need to control everything in your life and embrace the art of surrender and letting go.
Control Less, Live Freely
We all want our lives to matter and finding meaning in the things we do. We want to feel a sense of freedom in our lives.
The irony is you will only experience real freedom when you stop controlling so much of your life and let go of many things you cannot change or influence.
When you do, things that don't matter will fall away, and you will experience more joy and inner peace.
MAKE IT COUNT
An action step you can take this week is to review your past week and reflect on the areas or things you controlled or tried to. Identify what you can do to control less and free your mind to focus on what matters to you.
Have a great week. Thank you for reading. 🙏
And always remember, live your greatness! 🙌
P.S. If you want to review the different areas of your life, the Life Progress Assessment will provide you with greater clarity and insight into which areas are working well for you, and which areas require more focus, so you can accelerate your breakthroughs and create the success you want. You can take the Life Progress Assessment here.