Years ago, my dad and I had a misunderstanding that cost us about five years of father daughter bonding time, as well as resentment. You cannot get back the amount of time you spend holding on to negative feelings toward someone, and really it is a waste of energy. Fortunately, my dad and I mended our relationship this year. We discovered we both had completely different perspectives on the series of events that distanced us. And if we had only communicated lovingly how we felt, I would not be writing this right now.
As I reflect on this past year and head into 2016 , I realize how important it is to let go of as well as remember the impermanence of all things. I came to the conclusion that most of the major events that happen in a year, force you to let go. To let go of what you are holding onto so tightly. To let go of what does not serve you. To let go so you can let in.
So, instead of waiting on life to force you to release, I say we get proactive and create a list of things to stop and drop before January 1st. Let’s start here: read more