Why Letting Go is Good for You

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Autumn is without a doubt my very favorite season. I revel in the crisp air, cozy sweaters, apple cider, changing leaves and cuddling up with a good book.

It has always struck me as curious that we can truly marvel and be awed by the beauty of autumn as it gives its last breath to winter. We don’t even think about it, do we? That what we are witnessing is the ending of one season and the beginning of another. What could be more natural, after all, than for autumn to surrender to winter?

When it comes to the changing ‘seasons’ of our own lives, however, we do not appear to be quite so accepting. In fact, we are downright negligent in noticing the beauty of our changing seasons let alone the surrender of them. Much of this reticence has to do with our deep-down fear of letting go and our wariness of uncertainty.

For this month, and in honor of the season, then, let’s talk about the various ways we can let go of the things that get in the way of our own peace of mind and the gifts that uncertainty provides.