She carried around a lot of anger about things that had happened to her in the past. The truth was she had the power to stop, cold turkey, feeling bad about the past and finally get on with living a happy life. She thought, “If not now, when?” ~ Queenisms™
We don’t want to serve up a lot of platitudes about the present being a gift, but we can’t help ourselves. When we’re stuck, replaying the past over and over again, we’re allowing those disappointments and traumas rob us of our lives. We might as well wear a mask and hold a weapon. We’re participating in the hold up. Do not give another moment of your life to past regrets, other than to remind yourself not to repeat them. Spend your energy and your light in creating new memories for your future self to relish and enjoy. Give anger the boot. Ready?
Name the regret. Tell it, out loud, that you release it. Do something physical to help you. Release a balloon, burn a piece of paper, tear the paper up and toss it in the trash…whatever helps you banish the regret. We know the memory is still there. But the power it has over you, keeping you tamped down, is anger and that needs to be given the boot.
Have you broken free of a past memory or regret? Let’s share our stories, strength and power to help others.