“Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.” – Ann Landers
Learning how to move past the things that hold you back is an important step in reclaiming the life that has been designed just for you. What happened in the past doesn’t have to define who you are today. The first step in this journey begins with letting go of unhealthy attachments. Here are five ways to let go and start moving on.
1. Know why you’re letting go
It’s hard to cut ties or end relationships when you feel emotionally involved. On some logical or mental level you may feel it’s the right thing to do, but emotions can quickly cloud your judgment. Continue Reading This Post »
“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” – Guy Finley
My new book, Letting Go: 25 True Stories of Peace, Hope and Surrender, is now available exclusively from Amazon.
The project started last January when I asked readers to share a time when they made the decision to let go of anger, of the past, of a relationship, of guilt, of heartache, of anxiety, of mistakes, of perfection or of any negative attachment.
The purpose of the project was to create a collaborative book about the life-changing gift that letting go offers
Letting go is something that many of us struggle with, which makes it difficult, if not impossible, to live fully in the present.
When our thoughts are constantly going to a time or place somewhere in the past, it’s hard to see the moment that’s in front of us right now. The project also helped me address the pain I was still feeling after the unexpected death of brother in October, 2011. Continue Reading This Post »
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: An important reminder to do what you love and live the life you imagined:
Alex Blackwell is the author of Letting Go: 25 True Stories of Peace, Hope and Surrender, which includes 10 free Peace and Balance tools.
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“I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” – Joseph Campbell
The meaning of life has intrigued philosophers, writers, scientists, and theologians for centuries. While the topic of existence and humanity’s purpose will always be debated and speculated, there are certain essential truths that seem to hold up through the ages.
A sense of purpose – You don’t have to be successful to have a meaningful life, but you will feel more fulfilled if you’re making a difference in the world. It could be a goal you’re working toward, a new garden that you’re planting, or a new career you’re chasing—if it gives you a sense of purpose, then take a moment to actively appreciate it. Continue Reading This Post »