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Holding On

Let It Go! Improve Your Writing and Free Yourself From Attachment

Will Mathes | Posted 04.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Will Mathes

It's not uncommon for writers to occasionally get attached to certain words, phrases or passages, which inevitably feel essential to getting our message or story across. The problem with such "attachment" is we find ourselves disappointed when we're told (by editors or agents or publishers or readers), "That part didn't really work for me."

3 Ways to Stay True to Yourself in a Noisy World

Anthony Awadalla | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Anthony Awadalla

Tools that give me the confidence that I know I need and the maturity I've developed in order to go after what I want without falling into the same mistakes I made in the past.

I'm Holding On

Wendy Wisner | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Wendy Wisner

At this point in my life as a parent (8.5 years!), I don't really think about my parenting choices, at least not in the way I used to when my first child was a baby. It basically works, and if it doesn't, I'm too tired to question it.

What Losing My Wedding Ring Made Me Realize About My Daughter

Susan Fishman | Posted 03.31.2015 | Parents
Susan Fishman

When she's tested, when she's standing face-to-face with fear, these are the things I'd like to tell my girl to not only hold on to, but to OWN

Give Generously and Let Go

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

There is something interesting about us humans -- we enjoy the process of giving. It makes us feel good. In fact, the act of giving and receiving is a core part of life on a very basic level.

Letting Go Of The Rope

Denise Vivaldo | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
Denise Vivaldo

A skier in the water is supposed to hold up a ski, but I didn't have that option. I just couldn't let go of the rope. And when my father asked me why, I said, "Daddy, I had to try!"

Are You Holding A Grudge?

Rod Stryker | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Rod Stryker

Despite all that we might have heard about the value of "letting go" or non-attachment, we have all, at times, found that it's difficult to actually do it. Even when holding on is painful, oftentimes we do it anyway.

'House': Thirteen Returns, Wilson Accepts His Fate

Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

Olivia Wilde reprised her role as Thirteen on the penultimate episode of "House" (Mon., 9 p.m. ET on Fox) to help give Wilson some perspective, and Ho...

Blessing of the Open Hands

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 01.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

Open hands remind me that I am deserving of goodness. I am worthy, willing and capable. I refuse to let past rejection, fears, insecurities and previous losses stop me from being ready to receive this time.

How Do You Let Go While You're Hanging On?

Lisa Arie | Posted 09.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Arie

We hold onto our stories long after they've served their purpose and we're ready to move on. Our ability to move beyond what we know, to have foresight and to adapt are critical to our existence.