Do you wish you had more control over your life? In varying degrees, we all seek to find ways to be in more control of our lives. Your Pursuit of more control is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it can be beneficial. It can help you better understand what you want in life. It can help you set priorities. It can help you identify ways to personally influence the factors that can truly impact your life.

However, becoming obsessed with the need to control, every element of your life and the lives of those around you does not yield the same positive results. That obsession often leads to frustration, dissapointment and anger for yourself and others. The vigorous efforts to control everything and everyone around you actually blur your vision on what really matters, and subtly derail your ability to reach your goals – regardless of how Nobel your goals may be.

So, how do you find a way to achieve the delicate balance between trying to control what matters and trying to control everything? That can be very difficult in a world that increasing feeds your appetite for instant gratification and often appears to value your net worth more than your personal worth. One way to discover balance is to identify what you can control and more important understand and believe in who is really in control, of everything else.