1. Only YOU can define what success means to you. Success is achieving something that is deeply fulfilling for you. It doesn’t have to include wealth, recognition or acclaim, though it can. The girl in the picture above looks pretty successful to me.
Every year I take this week to sort through the parting year. It’s a deep process, much like preparing to move out of a house.
This metaphorical house is full of things you’ve collected over the year and the stuff people, wanted and unwanted, have dropped off. Even the most organized and fastidious people can have a cluttered inner house.
The last time I wrote about ending harmful certain relationships, I received a lot of negative mail from people who felt that one should stay close to family, friends, and business associates no matter how abusive, depleting, or toxic they are. Years and countless conversations later, I am stronger in my resolve:
Biology does not make a relationship, behavior does.
Most of us were taught that titles like “mother,” “father,” “best-friend,” etc. automatically call us to be obligated, emotionally intertwined, and unconditionally…
What if you could free yourself from negative feelings, hindering beliefs, attachments to outcomes, and fear of the unknown? Learn to surrender what doesn’t serve you and to open a channel for positive solutions. Letting go is the personal secret to surviving the greatest challenges. Learn what letting go means in a variety of common life situations as well as in your most private moments.