When we get into the habit of trying to control everything, we also set ourselves up for stress plus other emotional disorders. Apparently, for the most part, control is a child of fear: the fear that whatever happened in the past might repeat itself. So, we try to control the present and/or future with the blind faith that the control will prevent the past from reoccurring.
When we release these control tendencies we let go of something we are not and get closer to being who we truly are. And the related benefits are immeasurable.
This video explains more.
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