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Letting Go: What Does It Mean to Let Go and How Do We Begin?

Confession: I am a yogi who sometimes really doesn’t like being told to “just let it go.”  The practice of non-attachment goes right out the window when I have something on my mind. After I take a few steps back from the situation that is causing me to death grip my feelings, I am usually able to begin letting go. But in that moment - when I am venting and brainstorming all the ways I am going to change the frustrating situation and my zen husband is passing along words of wisdom - there is nothing I want to hear less than those words: let go. How does one even ‘just let go’? I have heard myself say. What does that even really mean? 

The practice of ‘letting go’ is exactly that. It’s a practice.

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