Is Your Past Causing You Stress & Anxiety? 3 Elsa-Approved Ways to Just Let It Go! by Doctor Harmony
When we harbor grief, resentment, guilt or indignation about our past, it holds us back from moving on with our lives. Small triggers or reminders in life may then stir the old feelings, which could cause us to overreact to current events or people. It can hurt others and affect our relationships. What can help?
- Accept the past. It is difficult to move forward until you do.
- Forgive yourself and others. We are all human. Mistakes are inevitable. Many times, people do not mean to intentionally hurt us.
- Put yourself in others’ shoes.
- Use the past to learn and grow from.
Let it go!