This is the article I wrote for Your Zen Life.
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Letting go and learning to stand alone in life can be an extremely challenging and painful process.
Even if we know that letting go of a habit, a mindset or a person is the right thing to do, it doesn’t necessarily mean your decision will be easier to navigate.
However, as we get older we need to be more aware of what we allow in our lives. We must develop the strength to do the right thing regardless of how painful it feels.
If you are struggling to let go of something or someone here you have 6 powerful things to remember:
You are not “empty” you are cleansing
That horrible void you may feel in your chest or in your tummy, especially at night-time means you are going through an emotional cleansing state.
Remember when you exfoliate your face? It can be quite uncomfortable, right? But your complexion comes out healthier, brighter and with a new glow. Well now is the time to think of this letting go process as a way to exfoliate your life, soul and spirit. You are finally getting rid of things that are not longer serving you.
Nothing lasts forever and this too shall pass
This period of your life will soon transform into something else.
Life is constantly flowing. So start cultivating a feeling of eagerness and anticipation for the wonderful things that are heading your way. This will bring you a soothing sensation and it will help you manifest what your heart truly desires.
Learn to fill yourself and attend to your own needs
If you used to rely on others to give you the enjoyment and fulfilment you crave in life. The letting go process is the perfect time for you to spend time pleasing and focusing only on yourself. It’s ok to be selfish once in a while…