Learning to let go

In February I wrote about having a tough time with work and life. In that time I was striving to learn to let go. It is much more difficult than it sounds.

There is a great poem called Let Go, which one of my yoga teachers (Vickie) shared with class at the end of a practice one night.

In the past few months I have made some changes in my life to make me a better person and to start letting go of things that are negative and don’t really matter. I still struggle with this. But I aim for it as much as I possibly can.

Tonight while getting my monthly massage I started thinking about the idea of letting go.

I’m learning to let go physically, mentally and emotionally.

Between regularly attending yoga and getting regular massages I have physically learned to let go.

In yoga class we are reminded that while in a difficult pose we should “try to soften something.” That could be as simple as smiling while in the challenging pose.

While getting a massage I have learned to relax my body and let my massage therapist rub, pull and move my arms … Continue reading