We so often feel that we are at the mercy of our emotions.
This is not the case! Our circumstances may not always be under our control, but the way we respond to life and how we react emotionally most definitely is. Like our muscles, however, our emotions need training. We need to observe how we respond or react to circumstances and then find tools to re-train ourselves. When unpleasant events occur, we can either choose to hang onto the pain or else to: