As counter-intuitive as it may sound, the best way to step into your power is to give up control.
The idea that you can control anything — your fate, your destiny, and even your reactions or perspective — is an illusion that creates your suffering.
Agency and control are two different things. If you want agency you must give up control.
Letting go doesn’t happen in the mind. It happens from another place.
Ultimately even the best-laid plans are subject to a higher power. You don’t control the plan.
Anytime you’re trying to control how things will work out, you set yourself up for suffering. The world is set up to remind you that you’re not in control. Trying to conform things to how you want them is a waste of effort and energy that could be used elsewhere. This is Alan Watts on […]
We often miss the moment of change, even when we are looking directly at it.