There is nothing so dark that we cannot put it on paper, question it, and set ourselves free.
Byron Katie states that there are three kinds of business – mine, other people’s, and God’s (or nature). Being in other people’s or nature’s business is especially stressful, because for one thing, we have no control over them.
For instance, if I worry about what someone else is thinking, I can make myself insane! And 99% of my guesses are probably wrong. Not to mention I have no power over another persons thoughts. Where would their thoughts come from, anyway? From their own history, that’s where. Instead, I can focus on my own opinions in a situation. I can exert some control over those.