How Recognize Regrets and Move On
By Patricia Spadaro
Painful endings can be tough on the heart and soul. Break-ups, lay-offs, sudden losses, or unexpected life changes can throw us off center and make us feel unsure about ourselves and our future. When someone or something pulls the rug out from under you, you may find yourself drowning in a caldron of emotions, anything from grief and remorse to anger, fear, or blame.
Whether you’ve experienced a recent loss or are struggling with an ending you’ve never come to terms with, you can move forward more quickly by finding effective ways to release regrets and uncover the hidden gift that the ending always brings.
Here are 10 important ways to honor endings so you can open the door to new beginnings.
Patricia Spadaro adapted this from her book Honor Yourself: The Inner Art of Giving and Receiving (Three Wings Press, 2009). For more information, visit her at www.PracticalSpirituality.info.