Taking back control

Carolyne Crowe
Thursday, April 2, 2020

At a time when our world is rapidly changing, in ways that we cannot control, it is more important than ever to lean in and be there for each other and for ourselves. Taking back control requires recognising what is under our control, what we can influence and what is outside our sphere of influence, followed by taking action to control what we can, and learning not to waste mental, physical or emotional energy fighting what we cannot control.

Figure 1. The control, influence, acceptance (CIA) model.
Figure 1. The control, influence, acceptance (CIA) model.

From Thompson and Thompson (2018).

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