Ah, letting go.
This may be the hardest thing of all things :/
Letting go doesn't mean we forget or ignore and hope something disappears on its'own (even though how amazing would that be?)
Letting go means not holding on so tight, not adding an extra layer of anxiety to whatever stressful situation you may be in.
It means trusting yourself one more time even though you have no idea what will happen next.
Letting go means it's your choice to do so, and it may look like love, joy, dancing, heartbreak, laughter, screaming, exhaling, rest, sleep, grief and loss.
Letting go may also mean room to grow, awareness, deeper connection, new opportunities, and fresh air.
Letting go, at the end and in any form, is generosity.
We're being generous with our attention, with our emotions or by giving something away.
Our meditation, among other things, is a practice of letting go.
We let go of a thought each time it comes up, we unclench our stomach and we exhale.
So when the time comes "in real life" to make the difficult decision to let go of something or someone, we've already practiced it.
It doesn't mean it's easy, but it does give us the courage to face it, because we've been there before.
So let's practice letting go with our 10 minute meditation for today.
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