Monday Morning Motivation

You cannot control what happens to you in life, but you can always control what you will feel and do about what happens to you.

Viktor Frankl: Man’s Search for Meaning

Reminds me of the Serenity Prayer:

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
Courage to change the things I can,
And wisdom to know the difference. Reinhold Niebuhr

Viktor Frankle spend 3 years in three concentration camps: Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and Dachau. He survived because he controlled his feelings. He wrote about his experiences in the book Man’s Search for Meaning. If you have not read it, I encourage you to – it is not long (less than 200 pages) and it is incredibly inspiring.

How much time we waste trying to control things that are uncontrollable. So today, let’s focus on controlling the only thing that you have control over…

Be your best self today.

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