Unfortunately, I tend to do a lot of this:
You know, hanging on tight. Too tight, usually.
I'm practicing doing some of this:
Letting go. Relaxing the death grip. Giving up control.
Because while I laugh about being a control freak, that stuff isn't healthy. The only thing I need to worry about controlling, is me. Beyond that, trying to control too much causes stress. Too much stress causes ill health, both mental and physical.
Because instead of feeling like this when things don't go perfectly:
I want to feel like this:
Yes, I could have written a post about this, but I thought the images said it well.
All images from Pinterest.