Everything in this life is limited your time, energy and will power. Do not waste them on thing that is not important. Below are some of the reasons why you should not waste your time on things that you cannot change and focus on things that you can change.
It gets your mind out of things that are more important
When you focus on things that are not important for your success you give them power but you should be doing is. Giving power to the things that get you the result that you want in your life.
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It is a waste of time
The amount of time that you waste on thinking about things that you should not be doing can be used in the place of what is needed to be done.
Focus all your energy on things that you should be doing and leave everything else. It is not important. The only thing that is important is that you are able to get all the things that is need to be done got done.
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Wrong way to focus
Your total focus should be on the things that you should do at place of things that you should not do. We have a limited will power if we waste it on things that you should not be doing then you will not have any energy left for things that you should be doing at the first place.
There are a lot of things in your life that you do not have direct control over. But even when we know that we waste a lot of time thinking about them and in process waste a valuable resource.
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You can do this all your life focus on things that you cannot change and feel defeated or you can chose to work on things that you can change and improve.
For example in my life I have focused so much of my time on things that I should not do. I used all my energy fighting for not doing the wrong things. But that is not the right way to live. At the place of this I should have been focused on things that I should do and focused all my energy on them.
Taking action give you results.
If you want anything in your life you should know that the only way you are ever going to get it is by working towards it. It can be true that you are not able to see the whole picture right now. You are not shore what is the future of this thing is. But you know the next step so take it. If you focus on what is the next step is and keep taking next step you will reach to your goal.
You should not focus on things that you cannot change but focus on things that you can and give all of your resources to it. Commit a 100% to it. If you do it every single day of your life you will be able to get the life you want.
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So stop focusing on things that you cannot change and focus on things that you can.
Book you should read: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change -Charles Duhigg