You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
The other directed people, who are constantly getting their behavioral cues and reinforcement from the crowd and media must always live a life of confusion, desperation, and doubt. There are so many people, sitting in bed at night, watching the news to reinforce their media induced hatred, who have read very little, if anything, and are incapable of evaluating events without the help of their iPhone.
If you do not build your inner bank of skills and resources, you will be lost when the excrement hits the ventilating device.
All the important events in your life happened with chance, your job, your significant other, the various accidents you have had. You really can’t control chance, but you can prepare for it.