National I am in Control Day

How lucky are we National I am in Control Day is observed each year on March 30th!

With the President being rushed to surgery on a rainy afternoon, a bullet lodged in his lung, a statement was made. “As of now, I am in control here in the White House.” Those are the words of Secretary of State Alexander Haig on March 30, 1981 after the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. He was taken to task for those words by the media. Haig later explained that he only meant that he was in charge until Vice President George Bush could be sworn in. Bush was en route at the time.

This was the beginning of National I am in Control Day.  

What is the best way to help your “out of control feeling?” Focus on your beliefs!

5 Questions to Ask Yourself About What Your Beliefs Are

Life is full of events. And our beliefs can be negative or positive.

Ask yourself:

  • Does my belief serve a useful purpose?
  • Does my belief make me feel better?
  • Is this my belief or someone else’s belief?
  • What can I do to let go of this belief?
  • Who can help me change my negative perception of this event?

Shakespeare says, “Nothing good, nothing bad it is your thinking that makes it so.”

So choose your beliefs wisely.

What beliefs do you need to dump forever?