1. Choose now to let go

Getting over the past begins with the choice to finally release it. Besides, holding on to what happened doesn’t help, and wishing things were different won’t change them. So, it’s best to let it go.

Furthermore, tightening your grip on it will only destroy you.

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Ask yourself these questions to let go of the past:

What happened that was unfair? Write down who you resent and what they did to cause your anger.

  1. How did their actions make you feel (besides angry)? How do you think they felt?
  2. Has holding on to this affected your life? How did it change your level of security, trust, and safety?
Learn to let go of what you can’t control

Learning to let go of things you can’t control is a critical life lesson! It would save so many people from a lifetime of torture if they learned this. It’s imperative to realize that you can’t change the past or other’s behaviors.

You can only control your actions. Although some people never take control of their lives, because they’re so worried about everyone else!

For instance, if someone wants to leave you or they can’t treat you right, let them go. Besides, it’s much better to be alone than with someone who makes you feel bad.

Yeah, it might hurt for a couple of weeks. But, someone is out there who really wants to be with you. So, stop wasting time with people who don’t.

Embrace the small things
“Why let go of yesterday? Because yesterday has already let go of you.”– Steve Maraboli
If you have a belief about how your life “should be,” then let that go too. Life doesn’t follow your rules, and you’ll be able to cope much better if you realize this.

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