Dan Waldschmidt

by Dan Waldschmidt

October 24, 2013

How To Change What You Can’t Change When Nothing Will Change.

There are things you can’t control. Accidents happen. Other people’s mistakes cost you.

You get bad news when you least expect it. At times you feel like your entire universe is spiraling madly out of control.

And as you look around you’re left wondering what can you do.

You are angry and confused and frightened and not really sure what to do to solve the problem.

We’ve all had those feeling. A feeling of being out of control. Its a hopeless, helpless state of mind. It feels like no matter what you do nothing gets better. You’re just stuck in a rut.

The truth is that getting back in control is simply about you taking back control.

To feel like you’re in control, you need to be in control.

In control off something. Something small. Not everything. Just one small part of your life.

Think about all the areas in your life that you have control over.

  • What you watch on TV.
  • If you finish that book sitting on your nightstand.
  • How much you exercise.
  • What type of food you put in your body.
  • Where you spend your money. And how much.

There are thousands of choices that you have complete control over.

No one can stop you if you don’t want to be stopped. So don’t be stopped.

Change up things. Do something different. You’ll feel more in control.

The truth is that you will still have the same annoying problems you had the day before, but you’ll have a valuable new perspective. New creativity.

New ideas for conquering the obstacles that stand in your way.

If you want more control, take it back.

Start now.

About the author

Dan Waldschmidt

Dan Waldschmidt doesn’t just talk about leveling up. He’s obsessed with it. He's set records as an ultra-runner and been the personal strategist for the leading business leaders of our time. He wrote a book, called EDGY Conversations that accidentally became a worldwide bestseller and continues to share his insights from the stage as a keynote speaker and on the blogs and podcasts you will find here. Most days, you'll find Dan heads-down, working on breakthrough strategies for his clients at EDGY Inc, a highly-focused, invite-only, business strategy execution company based out of Silicon Valley.