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The Art of Letting Go!

By 21 December 2022No Comments

More often than ever, we often find ourselves stuck in the same behaviour loop for years. Whether it is the decisions in our lives or our emotions, we are so stern on holding onto the things that restrict us from moving forward in life.

When we talk about growth; internal growth in its entirety, it is essential to process our longingness for things that no longer serve a purpose in our lives. Over time I have realised that our entire life is an act of holding on and letting go.

We are often encouraged to adapt a positive lifestyle and mindset. Letting go of what cannot be controlled is the first thing that helps us achieve tranquillity. Start with filtering what is of enough importance to you. If a certain individual or situation is not worth your emotional capacity, you stop letting it slide into your personal space.

Secondly, for things that hold significant value to you, bifurcate what is good for you and what is nothing less than baggage. Let go of the baggage and liberate yourself to a newer and broader perspective in life.

It isn’t always about having too much of everything or having enough. I have learned over the years that its more about substance it carries. The quality it brings in your life. It’s about one door closing and another swinging open. Let go what’s not yours to keep and embrace what life has in store for you whole heartedly! This is where the art is. This is where your life is.

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