You can not climb up to the top of the mountain by carrying heavy baggage with you. And, you can not walk miles on road by lifting weighty luggage on your shoulder. The weight on your shoulder will break you down eventually. This is true, Right? Then how can you be supposed to walk your life with that emotional or mental baggage of your past that you are carrying for a long? The baggage of guilt. The baggage of mistakes. The baggage of pain, heart brakes. The baggage of regrets, and so more. The burden of this baggage will bend you down and will stop you to move forward in your life and before it completely breaks you down you must load it off and let it all go. Leave every guilt, every regret, every pain, your past behind and move forward unloaded. The lessons from the event that happened in past are only supposed to be carried along, rest everything should be left behind.
The next question is HOW TO LET IT GO? Well, I am sure if you have ever been stuck with this baggage or if you are still in this situation you may someday at some moment have tried to let it all go but, no matter what you do to leave all this behind, the past keeps following you around and make everything more difficult with the time. So here are some tips for letting go of your baggage, once and for all. Hopefully, this advice will help you leave your past behind, and lead you to a healthier life.
Learn From Mistake
Saying this is easy than doing it, but learning from the past can help understand things better. Take some time to reflect on your past and see what wrong had happened and learn from your mistakes to make things better ahead. Once you know the reason it will make moving on much easier.
Let Yourself Feel Sad
Sometimes baggage sticks around because you never let yourself deal with it. In other words, you never let yourself get super angry, or ridiculously upset. If you haven’t done either yet, do yourself a favor and get emotional. Crying is cathartic, so let it all wash out.
Practice Acceptance And Forgiveness
Acceptance is the first step to letting go and setting yourself free. Accept your circumstances and remember that none of these define you. Set yourself free by accepting that whatever happened, it happened for some reason, and forgive yourself if you were the reason. If that happened by mistake then accept the mistake, if you did it on purpose then accept that too and it will make forgiveness easy and help past to let go.
Have A Positive Outlook
Having a positive outlook toward anything makes a whole big difference in things around you. This practice will help you overcome negative thoughts. Once you start to think positive and as you go through this whole process it will really help you see the positive outcomes of life and you will find leaving your baggage of the past behind becomes so easy for you.
Getting rid of that baggage could be harder for individuals depending on how much load they are carrying on, but it is possible and it can be done by practicing the above practices and self-care. It may take some time, some work, some insight, or sometimes even the help of a therapist if the problem has become worst but if you do it right you will start to feel better. This baggage is unnecessary and unhealthy so just let it go.
“The more you let go, the more you feel free and light. The more you feel light, the more mile you walk and the higher you climb.“