“You have power over your mind—not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius

You’re at work and your colleague has bought in some cakes, It’s your other colleges birthday and invited you out for drinks that night & the whole office has decided that they want a pub lunch today…

Your just sat there like “I’m trying to be good, damn it!”

Maybe you even get annoyed because you really want to lose some weight yet theirs always something going on…

Does the annoyance help you in this situation?

No…

If Oppurtunity Doesn't Knock (3)


You have no control over whether or not it’s your colleagues birthday, you have no control over who brings what into the office and you cannot control where everyone eats for lunch.

However, you have complete control over whether or not you eat the cake, whether or not you go out for a few drinks or whether or not you eat the pub lunch.

And even if you did that does not stop you from ‘Being Good’ because you can control how much you choose to drink, choose what you eat and you can choose how you will rectify your decisions.

Sounds simple, because it is. It’s a choice.
Control your decisions, not your external environment.

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