When Everybody Else Thinks You Are Out Of Control

It means you took charge of your life with these 8 key elements

Claudia Brose

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How will you cope with change in a world where uncertainty is the norm and information overflow is twisting your brain?

I believe that there are some fundamental concepts and values that are as important and helpful in the future as they were in the past when it comes to navigating our daily life. With those basic keys, you are more in control than you think when it comes to designing a life filled with intent, kindness, and purpose. Taking those into consideration, you can live every day one percent better.

Here are the 8 key elements that might sound overused or too fluffy, but if you give it a thought you will realize that these are timeless building blocks helping you to keep your life on your chosen path.

1. Are You Seeing The Bigger Picture?

In our fast-rolling, constant on-demand, and the overwhelmingly stuffed world we get lost in detail and lose sight of the big picture.

We can look into every corner of the world, can get information about everything, are constantly tinkering with our networks, and yet we seem to lose sight of the big picture, that everything is somehow connected.

Despite the intensity of your daily lives and surroundings, the world is not all about you, me, or us.

There is a bigger picture out there which we can grasp if we are just curious and open enough and consciously turn our attention outward.

As Marcus Aurelius describes: “Everything is intertwined as if by a sacred bond. Almost nothing is foreign to itself. All that is created is ordered to one another and aims at the harmony of the same world.”

It is about the ability to be aware of the world around us to better perceive and understand the overall contexts, to see, analyze and assess situations with an alert mind.

2. What Are You Grateful For?

You fight. You get annoyed with yourself, with others, and the world around you. Do you think about the good stuff that you have, that you experience, that you…

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Claudia Brose

Writer, Event-Creator, Marketing Professional turned Rebel against a rushed world | Japan mad | Cyclist | Get my Newsletter Un-Rush claudiabrose.substack.com