Are you carrying round a heavy burden? It might be a secret, a grudge, resentment or regret. Maybe it’s busy-ness or sadness.
Whatever your burden, you know it’s time to let this go.
It’s time to let this go
‘I think of the trees and how simply they let go, let fall the riches of a season, how without grief (it seems) they can let go and go deep into their roots for renewal and sleep … Imitate the trees. Learn to lose in order to recover, and remember that nothing stays the same for long, not even pain … let it all pass. Let it go’
May Sarton from ‘Journal of a Solitude’
I’m ready to let this go
Sometimes we’re so used to feeling the way we do.
Bring to mind a situation or feeling. One that deep down you know you’re ready to let go. Something that’s been weighing you down.
Think of it as clearing out junk. It allows you to open up space to feel freer and lighter.
‘Letting go isn’t about having the courage to release the past; it’s about having the wisdom to embrace the present.’
Every day brings more clutter and demands.
Each breath you inhale has to be followed by an exhale – a letting go. So just like the trees shed their leaves, it’s a natural process to let go. And instead of a head full of concerns from the past, you’re free to be completely in the present moment.
It really is time to let this go
When your inner critic starts whispering negative thoughts, whisper back: ‘Negative thought, I let you go’.
Keep your balance. Stay present. Let the season of autumn be your wisest teacher and inspiration.
And if you want a few more words on how to ‘Let It Go’ this is a great article by Judith Sills:
Past hurts and old injustices have a way of keeping us stuck in our tracks, unable to move forward or experience joy. It can take a radical reboot to get past yesterday. Here’s how …
Are you ready to shed some leaves?
Yvette Jane – Mindfulness & Meditation Coach
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