Control. Controlling. In control. Out of control. Relinquish control. What’s it all mean?
While we all like to feel in control, oftentimes trying to maintain control is what actually makes us feel out of control…you follow? Sometimes the things that we try to control the most are actually what we must let go of for optimal results.
When we try to control, we become controlled; when we release, we become free. It’s not until we finally let go, release control, and trust outside of ourselves that the pieces really fall into place.
Tiny Buddha explains that control is like rowing upstream, against nature, getting nowhere as opposed to letting go, drifting along with the current, and enjoying the ride.
The universe has your back. Remember that. Have faith that things will work out in the end. They may not work out exactly how we planned, but isn’t that how we learn and grow, anyway?
So, that thing that’s driving you crazy, that task that seems impossible, that goal that seems unreachable, whatever it is, LET IT GO. Do yourself a favor and surrender, accept what is, and redistribute your energy elsewhere. Feel better already? Good, you’re welcome.
One Healthy Breakdown: Release control and be free.