Shift your focus away from things you cannot change and instead focus on what you can control

Yasmin Mogahed


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The thing about weather is no matter how powerful you are, how sophisticated you are, no matter how rich you are, you cannot control the weather. And all the technology in the world that they've created cannot change the weather, they cannot affect the weather by one degree, they can't make it less foggy, just because they want to take off the, you know, they want the planes to take off, we cannot control the weather. And that's what happens in our lives. We can't always control the kinds of challenges that we're faced with. We can't always control who's in office, we can't always control who's in power. We can't control some of the things that we're faced with in our lives. We

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can't always control who we lose or what we lose, or what comes our way. But let me ask you this question right now outside. It's quite cold, you know, and there's other places in the world where it's quite hot. You can't control that it's cold. You can't say you know what? It's zero degrees. It's negative one. I want it to be about 10 degrees higher. So you just you know, you can you just decide that. You can't do that. But what can you do when it's cold outside? Exactly. You can put on a coat, you can put on clothing to protect you from the weather. And that's how it works spiritually and psychologically.