Straight and Curly 91: Accepting things that are out of your control

Oh how I laughed when Carly suggested this topic for an episode of the show. I’ve spent my whole life refusing to accept things are out of my control so I didn’t think I had any worthwhile suggestions for going the other way. Turns out I did, however. And since my word for 2018 is acceptance … recording this episode was very therapeutic!

Here are some of the things we mention:

  • Your right to totally drop your bundle
  • The Art Of Yucky Pages
  • Finding the positive
  • The difference between reality and your perception of reality
  • Killing nostalgia
  • Understanding what the world owes you. Hint: It’s nothing.
  • Feeling your feelings
  • Understanding that no one’s life is perfect
  • Concentrating on the things you can control
  • Planning for the future and living in the now

Things we mention


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