You may not able to control every situation and its outcome, but you can control your attitude and how you deal with it.....similar to what I say a lot....if you can't change the situation, the only other thing then that you can change is your attitude.
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again." - Og Mandino Wow! That's powerful good advice.