Why must you detach and let go of what truly doesn’t serve you?

Published on: 26 April 2022, 12:02 pm IST

In case you’re bound by attachment with things that have no purpose in your life, here’s how to let it go and live freely.

Devina Kaur
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If you are like most people, chances are you’ve been through a lot. It’s up to us to let go or detach from what does not serve us in our lives. And I’ve noticed that the number one thing holding people back from living a successful life is their attachment to people, places, and things. Letting go is not the same as forgiving; it’s simply dropping whatever it is and moving forward. Let us share some tips on how to let go.

It could be a bad relationship or a bad habit. It might be a new business idea, a job, or an opportunity that seems too good to be true. But those situations require us to detach from our emotions and look at them objectively. There may be things we have been overlooking that are now becoming apparent. We need to separate from the situation to get back on track and concentrate on getting what we want.

Your life is meaningful, and you owe it to yourself to live the life of your dreams. That doesn’t mean we have to be rich, though it’s great if you are! But it does mean that we need to stop wasting our time on the wrong people, places, and things. It is easier to become more positive, productive, and effective when we learn to detach from what truly doesn’t deserve us.

Here’s how to live with no unwanted attachments and how to let go:

1. Let go if something distracts us from achieving our life’s purpose

When we are attached to someone or something, it’s hard to let go and imagine a life without them. We can’t see the future. The vision is blurry as if there’s a veil over our eyes. You can think about what could have been instead of what is and will be. Letting go is one of the hardest things we can do ourselves. Remember obsessive love harms more than nurtures so we need to know how to detach from what truly doesn’t deserve us and let them go so that we can find new opportunities and work towards achieving our goals.

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The focus should be on your own growth. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

2. Acceptance

It’s not always easy to let go when we’re so invested in a relationship or a person. That’s natural. We all want somebody to love us and care about us. But it doesn’t mean we should get so attached that we’re miserable when they don’t pay attention to us or fulfill our needs at that given moment. We can’t rely on people to make us happy all the time, nor should they be responsible for our happiness. Accept that they are not the reason for your joy but you are and walk towards your sexy brilliant self to live a mindful life.

3. Keep your focus on you

Getting attached to people, places, and things is also a form of procrastination. It prevents us from doing the things that will help us achieve our goals and increase our chances for success. Love can be significant. But when it blinds us from what’s important, that’s not love, and it’s a big distraction. When we learn to let go, we’ll have much more time to focus on the things in life that do deserve our attention. Always make yourself, your emotions, and your spiritual journey your number one priority.

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Let it go and Love yourself instead of self loathing. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Here’s what to do after you let go:

Life is a journey, we meet new people, create memories, and make an attachment with them. When the same attachment starts affecting us negatively, we have to learn to acknowledge the negativity it’s bringing into our lives and learn to detach ourselves from them. Breaking off relationships is hurtful but we need to learn to also focus on the bigger picture of life. Along the way, we will learn to appreciate great things that actually help us in adding value to our lives and flaunt our sexy divine selves.

So all you beautiful girls, don’t think twice before you let go of what doesn’t serve you because it will make room for something bigger and better.

Devina Kaur Devina Kaur

Devina Kaur is an inspirational speaker, radio host, and producer. She is also the author of the self-help book called "Too Fat Too Loud Too Ambitious".

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