One file is called “Things I Absolutely Can Change or Control.”
The other file is labeled “Things I Absolutely Cannot Change or Control.”
Happiness comes from filing events and people in our lives into the correct file. Our greatest source of unhappiness comes from the amount of misfiling we tend to do.
Our brains are problem solving machines. Give the brain a problem and it will get busy trying to think up a solution. However, when we set our brains to thinking about something which belongs in the “Things I Absolutely Cannot Change or Control” category our minds begin to churn and spin as it tries to think up a solution … and it burns out. [Read more…]