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Ask yourself these questions to let go of the past:

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?

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