Video lesson

Letting go can be challenging — whether it’s bad habits, unhealthy relationships or past mistakes. But it’s also often a prerequisite for meaningful change.

Reflection questions

  • Was there a time when letting go of something improved your life? What was that like? How did things change?
  • What are you currently clinging to that is preventing you from moving forward or achieving a goal?
  • Are you feeling stretched? Which activities in your life could you let go of to make more room in your week for other priorities?

Exercise: Create Let-go List

To help you make room in your life by letting go, try creating a Let-go List like the one below. Start with the easier stuff and work your way up. Identify one or two things that you think you can take on each month and go from there.

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