We all have experiences which feel painful in the moment, but are not truly that big in the grand scheme of things. The trick is to let go and experience the positivity of the situation. In fact, there is usually an empowering meaning in the most challenging experiences.
6 Steps To Letting Go
Step 1: Take a few deep breathes. Focusing on a few deep breathes makes a physiological, emotional and psychological change. People who are experiencing a panic attack completely calm down after just a few deep breathes.
Think “INHALE THE PRESENT, EXHALE THE PAST”.
Step 2: Ground yourself in the present, realize the past and future don’t matter.
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Think “YESTERDAY IS NOT OURS TO RECOVER, BUT TOMORROW IS OUR TO WIN OR LOSE”.
Step 3: Meaning control our lives, and you can always find the greater purpose. Remind yourself of circumstances where things didn’t go as planned in the past, and it led to a greater outcome.
Think: “BE STRONG ENOUGH TO LET GO, AND PATIENT ENOUGH TO WAIT FOR WAIT YOU DESERVE”.
Step 4: All experiences have a positive benefits. Ask yourself: what benefit could this have for a positive future outcome?
Think: “DO SOMETHING TODAY THAT YOUR FUTURE SELF WILL THANK YOU FOR”
Step 5: Find humor in the past situation and excitement in the future. Being fired from a job could lead to you opening your own business where you love what you do and make more money than you ever dreamed about.
Think: “STOP THINKING ABOUT WHAT COULD GO WRONG, AND START THINKING ABOUT WHAT COULD GO RIGHT”
Step 6: The only thing constant in life is change. If you experienced a challenge, be the 20% that understands that challenges will pass and success is just around the corner.
Think: “THIS TOO SHALL PASS”