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Off The Grid

Bethany Thies | Posted 04.04.2014 | Parents
Bethany Thies

There is a difference between reverence for the past and being held captive by it.

Let Go and Let Dog

Janet M. Neal | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Janet M. Neal

I think when I finally got the message of the phrase "Let Go and Let God," my shoulders dropped about three inches. Just to possibly believe that I d...

Finding Peace Through Letting Go

Fiona Childs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Childs

Little by little I learned to let go of many thoughts that are not useful while still holding onto beautiful memories that bring me joy. This has taken time and much practice, but in doing so, I have discovered great peace in my own life.

Letting Go and Moving On

Monica Miranda | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Monica Miranda

It is human nature to gravitate towards what you know is safe. Hence, we blindly go through the motions of our daily routines, oblivious to the fact that our world is constantly moving and changing all around us.

Let Go and Let Bjork

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 09.03.2013 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Baudouin

The first thing I noticed when I entered her West Hollywood studio was the poster of Bjork's Vespertine album cover filigreeing in the kitchen. This poster told me a lot about her as personal Bjork preferences reveal everything about one's character.

How to Let Go of Perfectionism

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Molly Hahn

Trepidation. Fear. Exhaustion. That's what I felt the moment I went to press on the Buddha Doodles Gratitude Journal even though I had spent several ...

The Art of Letting Go With Spring Buddha and Dogwood Tree

Faisal Hoque | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Today I decide to let the universe guide me with its eternal wisdom. Today I pray that I learn to let go -- even if it is just for a moment.

The Tale of the Gold Earring

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

I am someone who attaches easily and strongly, never gives up, and pushes through many obstacles, even if I tire or get scared or hurt. Perseverance comes naturally to me. Letting go does not. And herein lies where I've gotten my biggest life lesson.

Don't Beat Yourself Up

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

It's one thing to call yourself to task for a fault, try to understand what caused it, resolve to correct it, act accordingly, and move on. This is psychologically healthy and morally accountable.

Genuine Surrender

Andrea Wachter | Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

I always wonder why the universe gives us these gifts when we let go. Don't we need them a tad more when we are desperately searching and in need? Perhaps it's the universe's way of teaching us the lesson of letting go.

Why New Author Pat Flynn Chose an Untested Platform for His First Book

John Corcoran | Posted 06.15.2013 | Books
John Corcoran

How many people can say that getting laid off was one of the best things that ever happened to them? Pat Flynn can. A former architect, he was let go from his restaurant design job in 2008 as the nationwide economy was hemorrhaging jobs. That's where the story gets interesting.

Admit Fault and Move On

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

We might think that admitting fault is weak or that it lets the other person off the hook for his or her faults. But actually, it takes a strong person to admit fault and it puts us in a stronger position with others.

Uncover Your True Capability: The Anatomy of Letting Go

Dana Clark | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dana Clark

I remember her care by caring for others, accepting their care in return. By being present in life the way she is unable to be, this is how she lives. We honor her with peace in our heart in the place of our wound.  

2 Simple Pattern Busters To Break Down Bad Habits

Hale Dwoskin | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Hale Dwoskin

Breaking the habitual patterns from the past is actually a lot easier and more satisfying than you may imagine. The rewards for challenging the old ways of being and doing are immediate and long lasting. And if you follow the instructions here, it can even be fun.

Winners Sometimes Quit: Why Persistence Isn't Always The Answer

Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Art Markman for YouBeauty.com A few weeks ago, Pope Benedict XVI announced he was resigning. His decision shocked the world, because popes don't...

Don't Quarrel

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

However they happen, quarrels are stressful, activating the ancient fight-or-flight machinery in your brain and body. A bit of this won't harm you, but a regular diet of quarreling is not good for your long-term physical and mental health.

See Your Part

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Acknowledging one's own part in a difficult situation is one of the hardest -- and I think most honorable -- things a person can do.

Let Go and Let... ?

Suzanne Guillette | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Guillette

As much as letting go can be a real b*tch, it's a requirement to experiencing grace. If you want to live in beautiful, open spaces, you have to make room inside.

Not Trying to Get Your Way May Make You Happier

Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac. | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac.

We want to plan. We want to control. We want to be ready and look our best and come out on top. But controlling for what is coming is no guarantee you are going to make the most of what comes -- in fact, it's probably going to hinder our ability to get the most out of it.

Our Best Advice On Letting Go

Posted 11.13.2012 | OWN

Deepak Chopra, Tony Robbins and J.K. Rowling have a few words of advice to help you move forward and break free from the past. ...

Autumn: The Season For Letting Go

Dr. Michael Finkelstein | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael Finkelstein

We can learn a lot from nature. Most striking in autumn is what we see happening to the trees. I'd like to reflect upon this and offer some thoughts on the matter of letting go.

3 Fearless Ways To Let Go

Jay Michaelson | Posted 11.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Jay Michaelson

While I have experienced -- and want to affirm -- the absolute centrality of letting go, I would like to complicate it somewhat also. Because it matters what you're letting go into -- and that, I think, is actually the harder part of the work.

Smash Your Worries: The Plate Exercise

Lorraine Roe | Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Roe

Here's a quick, easy exercise to really let go of our troubles and mental baggage. For those of us who want to control things because we know best, t...

Embrace The Grace Of Letting Go

Melissa Van Rossum | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Melissa Van Rossum

There's definitely something about letting go, not trying so hard to control everything ourselves and relying on a higher power that tends to bring good things to pass. Control is highly overrated. Most times we just need to get out of our own way.

WATCH: I Have To Ask: Have You Ever Been Fired? What Happened?

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

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