“I release all things from the past year that has caused any negative attachment. I prepare and welcome new changes, new lessons and new adventures. I welcome new opportunities to grow emotionally, mentally and spiritually.” Author unknown.
When I saw this, I thought this really represented what I’m about. Helping my clients to stop focusing on the negative past, even though it has helped create the person we are today. We get what we focus on, so focusing on the negatives of our past will create more of the same. The word attachment is important. I have been doing work on myself because I need to be comfortable about my negative past, if I am going to help my clients reach their potential. So there may have been some negatives that you have come to terms with and they no longer ‘trigger’ you. This shows that you no longer have an attachment to that person or incident. However, if you can still get upset, if you continue to bring the incident up to tell to whoever will listen, then you still have an attachment. Learning how to let that go is important for you to be able to take the next step and “prepare for the new changes, lessons and adventures.”
Gratitude is something I go on about. We can feel grateful for all that is in our lives but at the same time be growing into new circumstances. It doesn’t mean that we are ungrateful, it means that we are part of life that is forever growing into an expanded version of ourselves. A self that will probably have more to offer to those around us, as we behave in a way that shows we are comfortable in our own skin. A self that is driving us forward to be or do things that may seem a bit scary, or outside our comfort zone in this moment. And when those negative lumps of concrete are no longer holding us back, we can be free to move forward in the way that we desire. We can say with freedom and conviction, “I welcome new opportunities to grow emotionally, mentally and spiritually.”
Enjoy growing into the new changes, lessons and adventures.