How to Take Back Control: What I’m Doing to Stay Healthy During this Time of Uncertainty That You Can Do Too
During times of uncertainty, it is essential that we carve out things that we can control so that we aren’t choosing unhealthy patterns of control.
We do have a right to be upset, to be angry, to be sad, etc. and we also get to choose whether to take that frustration out on the other person and to carry that upset with us through the rest of the day and all of the interactions that we have or whether to respond to the upset from a grounded place that creates change so the situation isn’t repeated and we can release it then in the moment instead of harboring the hurt in our body. We can’t control what other people do, but we can choose how we respond to them and how we internalize the event.