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.
When we feel untethered in life, it’s our habit to hold on to anything that gives us the illusion of control. The only question is where are you holding?
Breath is life. When you worry you strangle yourself