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Control Freak

How to Get Your Way Without Being a Control Freak

Laurie Gerber | Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents
Laurie Gerber

It took years of practice, but I finally learned how to put this bad trait on a leash and keep it in check! You can learn the method of leashing those parts of yourself you don't like too.

6 Steps To Stop Being The Office Control Freak

Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Chad Brooks Published: 07/02/2014 05:22 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily Working for a boss that watches over your every move and stifles your in...

3 Ways Shifting Your Expectations Can Lower Stress

meQuilibrium | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Your outlook is a product of your own relationship with expectation. What will or won't happen, no one knows. And how we deal with the stress of not knowing, whether to hope for the best or expect the worst, the idea that our expectations always directly affect an outcome is little more than magical thinking.

How To Stop Being A Control Freak

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.14.2013 | Healthy Living

Put someone else in charge. Yup. Do the thing you can't imagine. Hand over responsibility -- for a project, a trip, a party -- and instead of masterminding everything, go along for the ride.

The Huge Downside To Being In Control All The Time

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 04.12.2013 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

Are we making ourselves busy to feel productive because it distracts us from our inner feelings of dissatisfaction?

Love More By Caring... Less

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Martha Beck How do you get your nearest and dearest to change their behavior? Simple: Stop giving a damn what they do, says Martha Beck. ...

6 Ways To Avoid Bridesmaid Bitterness

Carey Gordon | Posted 05.14.2012 | Weddings
Carey Gordon

Brides-to-be, unless you believe in the evil spirits/lucky marriage scenario, I say it's time to break the rules! Instead of dragging your maids to a shop to try on matching numbers, try some of these options.

Control Freaks and Crickets: When to Relax and Let Go

Julie Genovese | Posted 12.10.2011 | Healthy Living
Julie Genovese

When I pushed and tried to control the situation, it didn't work. When I relaxed and allowed the solution to present itself, even the crickets jumped into the flow.

Out Of Control: Why Adults Need To Lose It More Often

Joe Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Being out of control in the service of learning, fun and growth, oddly enough, places you in control of your life, because you are self-determining its content.

Stay Mindful When Others Crave Control

Deborah Schoeberlein David | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein David

What should we do when we have to live or work with people whose controlling behaviors impose on us? It's a good question -- in fact, a question that several HP readers posed.