Alexa: If I cannot change other people and many external circumstances what can I do?
You can always change your mind about them.
Alexa: Why did the team throw their team mate off the team?
The person wasn't pulling their weight.
Alexa: I feel powerless when I think about all the problems in the world today.
They say "There is no such thing as a free lunch," but you could make it so if you make yourself two lunches and give one away to a co-worker or a neighbor. It's called "sharing" and some of us learned about it in kindergarten.