Ready To Release Obstacles of the Past?

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Welcome to the latest edition of Unlocking Your Greatness with Wendy Bjork. As an international bestselling author, inspirational speaker and guide to others, as well as founder of, my mission is empowering others to find peace, joy and fulfillment by embracing simplicity.


5 Ways Letting Go of the Past Gets You Moving Forward


Many people struggle with feelings of sadness, anger and resentment about past experiences or relationships. Negative emotions can often interfere with happiness in the present and can cause a feeling of being stuck in a rut. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to begin letting go of the past and moving forward.

1.  The first step is acknowledging that you need to let go and feeling ready to do so. This can happen at different times for each person. For some, it may be helpful to talk about their feelings with a trusted friend or therapist. For others, it might help to write about them in a journal. If you are able to express your emotions, you will be able to move on from them more quickly. It is also important to understand that letting go does not mean forgetting what happened. The goal is to stop allowing a past situation to negatively influence your life in the future, or to keep you stuck in the present.

 2. You can reframe the events that have hurt you by thinking of them as areas for growth and learning.      For example, if you lost a relationship due to unhealthy behaviors, you can use your new knowledge about what not to do in future relationships to find better ones. Or, if you are angry at someone who has hurt you, you can think of this as an opportunity to develop your own self-respect and practice healthy boundaries.

3. Letting go of the past can be challenging, especially if you are holding onto the pain caused by an experience that was out of your control. For this reason, you should seek the support of a mental health professional who can teach you strategies to help you manage your feelings and cope with distressing memories.

4. Another way to let go of the past is by focusing on the present. This can be done through practicing mindfulness, a technique that involves being fully engaged in your current experience and observing without judgment. Practicing mindfulness can help you reduce anxiety and improve focus, both of which can make it easier to let go of the past.

5. Finally, you can also let go of the past by focusing on your current goals and priorities. For example, if you are sad about the way your career has gone or have been disappointed in the results of an event, you can use your energy and emotion to push yourself toward something more positive.. When you shift your mindset to a more positive and productive one, you can feel less burdened by the past and feel  more motivated to move forward. This is an essential component to personal growth and happiness. 

If you want to live your best life, letting go of the past is a crucial step in order to move forward.
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As a best-selling author, inspirational speaker and Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Wendy Bjork empowers women to see beyond whatever challenges they are navigating.

She inspires them to boldly live in acceptance, live healthy and free as she teaches them to see life in a different way to fulfill their dreams that have been left on the backburner for far too long.

Her platform is the place for women to begin receiving the support they are seeking as they create their roadmap back to freedom and wellness with Wendy lighting their path.

As a pioneer in advocacy and mentorship, Wendy is leading a global revolution of women walking in purpose and peace as she illumines their path ahead with the light of HOPE:  Harmony, Options, Peace & Empowerment.

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