You Don’t Have to Let It Go

black bag of woeWhen I get mad or sad and someone tells me to “let it go,” I get madder and sadder.

What terrible advice that is. “Let it go.”

Ugh. What does that even mean?

And anyway, it’s impossible.

You can’t let go of what happened. It went down exactly the way it did, so there’s no changing (or “letting go” of) that.

You can’t let go of the feeling you’re left with, either.

The feeling has to “let go” of you first. Read More