125 I3 Positive Emotion – In Control

In Control


The power to influence or direct yourself or other people’s behavior or the course of events:

Practical Tips

  1. Face and heal your fears and past baggage, seek help or investigate how.
  2. Trust your intuition.
  3. Take responsibility for yourself and stop relying on other people.
  4. Adopt a JDI (Just Do It) attitude.

Beliefs and Affirmations

I am in control of my finances, attract abundance into my life and can choose to live it the way I want to. Whenever I ensure I take control, don’t do too much and don’t do too little, I feel Balanced.

I am strong, determined and resolute and I am in control of my drinking.

I give myself permission to have the confidence, to be in control and allow myself to create equal and exciting relationships that serve me well.

I choose to be in control of a balanced life and I appreciate the shine within my body.

I have sufficient control to have a balance in my life between home/work.

I have the ability to control my own destiny and money.

I have a determination and inner calm which allows me to be in control of my life.

I appreciate that taking responsibility, gives me control of what is happening in my life.


(How to make it very EASY to feel the positive emotion)

Anytime I make progress towards my goals, I feel I am In Control.

Anytime I remember how much I like not drinking, I feel good and in control.

Anytime I manage my triggers and feel in control, I feel I am Surviving.

Anytime I know I am working towards my plan, incorporating additional life happenings with ease, I feel In Control.    Anytime I control my own direction, I feel Independent.

Anytime I take a breath and take control, I feel Calm.

Anytime I know what I want and take action to get it, I feel in Control.

Anytime I take action for the greater good of whoever is involved, I feel I am In Control with Emotional Detachment.

Example Challenges

My outgoings are bigger than my incomings!   (DC022)

A Flashing Police Car Behind me on the road. (DC024)

Cars that drive dangerously on the motorway (which covers undertaking, weaving between lanes and driving too close). (DC061)

DC103 My shirts are not ironed because I left them on the washing line and it rained which made me late for work.

DC111 When my husband is disciplining the children, I get drawn in and end up falling out with everyone!

DC123 I feel annoyed/upset when the house is always untidy – not enough hours in the day. (Living on my own)

DC134 I’ve just put diesel in my car instead of petrol!!!!!

DC139 I’ve got to find a huge amount of money for the rent in 4 weeks time and it’s frightening!

DC150 Someone has tweeted a nasty tweet about me!!!

DC154 I’m sat in a Magistrate Court waiting room and the Usher isn’t particularly helpful, I feel intimidated!!

DC160 A work colleague keeps making silly mistakes and I don’t know how to handle it. I keep covering up for him.


“The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.”
– Tony Robbins