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Stress-free living by Infinite Ideas, Elisabeth Wilson; Infinite Ideas

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You’re the boss of you

Taking responsibility for your own life may be the toughest thing you do in your quest for inner peace. But the sooner you realise that you’re your own knight in shining armour, the better.

There’s a scene in the film The Holiday where Iris, the character played by Kate Winslet, realises an ultimate truth. Obviously, in her own life, she is the leading lady, but she’s been conducting it as if she’s in a supporting role. How many of us are doing that – allowing circumstances or other people to set the agenda for our lives so we feel the attention isn’t on us? It’s useful to remind yourself of it before you read any further, because ultimately none of these ideas will do any good unless you are prepared to make yourself ...

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