Letting Go (via Carbon_Copy_PRO)

By Susan Russo

“Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday. Why hold onto the very thing that keeps you from hope and love?”

-Leo Buscaglia

One of the biggest obstacles people deal with in life is letting go of the past. For many it becomes a full time job. They are so consumed with what was, what if, why, if only, etc. that not only do they NOT let go of the past, but they live in it.

It’s important to look at your life in retrospect for many different reasons. You can look back and either cherish the memories that were a part of your life which have made you who you are today. Or, you can learn from your mistakes and the mistakes of others.

It’s when you become obsessed with the past that you forfeit living your life today. The plain, hard truth is staring you in the face and there isn’t anything you can do about it now except learn from it and move on.

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