I flew back from Seattle on Thursday after closing out a consulting assignment that lasted 7 weeks and now I’m faced with letting go. I’ve been in this situation before and it’s always a bit of a challenge.
Letting go is hard to do sometimes. I’ve found that before I can let go of anything, I have to be ready.
Take relationships as an example. They can be difficult to let go of depending on how invested you are. Of course, this is always the case but when the relationship is easy and positive, we don’t pay much attention to it. But at the end, when things get messy and one partner leaves, the other is left hurting mainly because they aren’t ready to let go.
Letting go is something we all do each day. Sometimes it’s painful, as in the previous example, and sometimes it’s nearly effortless. Take letting go of your garbage each week. That’s pretty easy.
Examples of Letting Go
Let’s look at some examples of ways we let go. Each of these is clearly easy or difficult. [Read more…]