Letting Go When my husband told me to “let it go” in relation to a relative treating me disrespectfully, I was furious. How could he be so dismissive and insensitive? I wanted to be angry. I wanted to feel justified in that anger. It felt like my feelings and needs were not being met or […]
As a semi-recovering perfectionist/control freak with a tendency toward anxiety and worry*, I am amazed to be sharing tips on letting go. Living with chronic illness for two decades has certainly taught me a thing or two about the subject. However, witnessing four deaths in two months has made me an unintentional expert on loss.
I was feeling antsy on Tuesday and suddenly took to organizing a section of the filing cube next to my desk. This brought me to several old journals I had kept while completing my master’s degree at The Graduate Institute. One journal refused to fit nicely back in the box where it belonged, so I