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"How to Embrace the Present and Let Go of the Past"



A quote about the past
"My past more than I do"

I came across this quote as I was having a quiet Saturday afternoon. There is so much I want to unpack with this one. How many of you can relate to this quote?

Some people do not know how to let things go and continue to bring up the past.



I believe that I am entitled to move forward from my past. It's my journey, and others shouldn't try to remind me of it continuously. Suppose, for example, you had a bad relationship and started a new one, and someone keeps reminding you of your past. In that case, it can be challenging to move on.


Your past may change you, but it does not hold you prisoner to your future. Our past can be a stepping stone to a happier life journey. Along the way, we learn what we want and don't want, what works and what does not work. Our past can be a stepping stone to a happy life journey. You learn along the way what you want and don't want, what works and what does not work.


Therefore, I choose to move forward from my past and use it as a powerful tool for creating a better life journey. Our past may change us, but it does not have to hold us prisoner to our future. If people choose to live in your past, let me change the lock on the building.


Here are some steps you can take to let go of your past.


  1. Feelings and emotions should be acknowledged. 

  2. You can talk to someone you trust about them.

  3. Self-care and mindfulness are important.


It's okay to let go!

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Not only did you sell the building, but it was demolished, and the lot turned into a beautiful garden.

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Beautiful write up

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