“One of the happiest moments ever is when you find
the courage to let go of what you can’t change.”
What’s your happiness quotient? I’m a fan of Gretchen Rubin and her Happiness Project and her focus on building good habits and a happier life.
When your happiness feels elusive or distant, look at what you’re holding on to that is blocking you from keeping your happiness close.
Happiness is more than just habits. Happiness begins with some fundamental truths. One of those truths is that to be happy, you must have the courage to let go of what you cannot change.
On Monday I wrote that you should not forgive and forget when others habitually disregard your needs and disrespect your boundaries. I said you should remember
When you forgive and forget your past, let go of control and grab hold of your power, you will be lifted to new heights and go where you never dreamed possible.
their actions and their false promises and ask for the changes you need.
It’s important to set the limits you need and own your power to take care of yourself. Continue reading
It takes courage to stand up for yourself, so how do you go about finding that courage?
It takes courage to seek what you need and when you do, you will grow and flourish.
Standing up for yourself takes a particular kind of courage that is different from the courage it takes to stand up for others. It can be easier to rescue others when they need help than to rescue yourself because you may find it hard to accept that your needs are just as important as anyone’s needs.
You’ve probably heard this before: Courage is not the absence of fear but the willingness to take action in spite of your fear.
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