You must be ready to let go of those parts of life holding you back or dragging you down, especially when it comes to relationships. Clinging to damaging relationships halts the growth process. Living inside an unhealthy past makes it difficult to embrace a new life. When we get stuck in painful memories, we’re unable to enjoy and live a healthy lifestyle. We lose sight of the beauty that healing brings and are unable to learn from life’s lessons. With experiences come new lessons; each new day is a gift from above. While clinging to the past, we delay obtaining those lessons. Can you think of anyone in your circle of friends, family, and acquaintances who was or is unable to let go of those unhealthy memories or moments? If so, how did the situation achieve a positive outcome? Use any instance (including self) to draw upon that reflection.
The key to letting go is being able to forgive yourself. Holding onto painful past events keeps the hurtful experience inside a negative space and does nothing to heal the wound. Consider the following statements and questions about letting go and forgiveness:
• How have you moved on from a relationship?
• Is there a painful past experience you need to be healed of?
• Write about a time you
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