Why You Absolutely Can Choose What Happens to You

Instead of having to choose how to respond

Emmanuel Lomax
2 min readSep 8, 2021

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You’ve all heard that phrase, ‘You can’t choose what happens to you, you can only choose how you respond to it’. It’s a good phrase and it brings accountability and self-reliance, but it's also bullsh*t.

You absolutely can choose what happens to you. Someone in the crowd heckles the…

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Emmanuel Lomax

Amateur writer with a love for discussion and languages. Currently learning and bettering myself. Slowly.