What I can and can’t control 

There is so much happening out there, and it might seem that every time we switch on the news, something else is changing. It’s very easy, and completely natural, to feel overwhelmed by this. However, by accepting the things that we can’t control, and focusing on the things we can, we can feel a whole lot better. Let’s look at how to do that. 

How can I get started?

Click the video to listen to Jim and find out how to identify the things we can and can’t control, and what to do with that information. 

Jim Howe

Facilitator

At the start of this lockdown period, I was quite worried, to be honest. Everything was changing and totally unpredictable.

When we fight against that, and try to control and predict things in a very changeable situation, it causes stress, and anxiety. 

 

The truth is that we can’t control what is happening around us, so we might feel a bit helpless and worried. But what if we really take control of the things we can do? That makes all the difference!

 

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