Posts by Susanne von Borcke

Susanne von Borcke grew up in Germany and has lived in four different countries. She considers the USA her home. She loves to write, and one of these days she plans to write a book. She enjoys reading, playing piano, and practicing yoga. Visit her at www.dailyblurp.blogspot.com.

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Control Less, Trust More: How I Learned to Relax and Let Go

“The closest to being in control we’ll ever be is in that moment when we realize we’re not.” ~Brian Kessler

My nine-year-old son said something so profoundly right that it kept me awake. He said that in order for him to be happier I would need to let go of controlling him all the time.

Now granted he is young, and believe me, if I didn’t tell him to get dressed he’d run outside in PJs, but I was struck by his wisdom because this is also my obstacle to becoming happier.

In the past, the more I felt out