[/column] [column width=”61%”]Closet control freak? Are you totally easygoing and relaxed (as long as you’re calling the shots)? All that easygoing, relaxed, closeted control somehow resulting in problem in love, work, and/or family? If so, time to take real control – over you – and WHO’S THE BOSS will show you how. Excerpt:
Feeling out of control is not, in general, the feeling we feel when we feel out of control. Instead, out-of-control gets translated into a host of other feelings, such as boredom or dislike or anger. Because we identify ourselves as being [bored/angry/whatev], we make behavior decisions based on those feelings. And the function of these feelings is to justify an action we’re about to take in order to (secretly) regain control (not, of course, that we’re aware that we’re involved in any kind of power issue at all).
Unfortunately, being reactive is patently not the same thing as being in control…