Let Go of What You Can’t Control

Jaime Stenning - a life uncut

If you’re running late, being stressed and driving too fast isn’t going to help.

If you forgot someone’s birthday, message them with a belated message, they’ll be glad to hear from you.

If you screw up at work, rectify the situation, say sorry and move on.

Stop beating yourself up all the time. You’re not perfect. Being angry, or stressed, or worried isn’t going to change the situation. Accept it, learn from it, let it go.

We learn from our mistakes, if you never make any you must be pretty awesome or you’re just not noticing them! I used to spend weeks remunerating on mistakes… especially work ones. I rarely make them now, but when I do the easiest way to get over it is to say ‘yep, my mistake, sorry about that’ and move on. Will beating yourself up help? No. Will worrying about it help? No. The event…

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