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Cultivating + Letting go

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I've been reading this book by Brene Brown called Daring Greatly. I've only finished the first chapter and already there's something about it that resonates with me. In her Introduction she talks about "guideposts" for Wholehearted Living. Even 2 days after reading this, I'm still thinking about it and learning and trying. Even with the New Year coming ahead, I think I'll keeping referring to this and try to implement it a month early. I hope you take something away from this list too.

Wholehearted

1.

Cultivating Authenticity
Letting go of What People Think

2.

Cultivating Self-Compassion
Letting go of Perfectionism

3.

Cultivating a Resilient Spirit
Letting go of Numbing and Powerlessness

4.

Cultivating Gratitude and Joy
Letting Go of Scarcity, Fear of the Dark

5.

Cultivating Intuition and Trusting Faith
Letting Go of the Need for Certainty

6.

Cultivating Creativity
Letting Go of Comparison

7.

Cultivating Play and Rest
Letting Go of Exhaustion as a Status Symbol and Productivity as Self-Worth

8.

Cultivating Calm and Stillness
Letting Go of Anxiety as  Lifestyle

9.

Cultivating Meaningful Work
Letting Go of Self-Doubt and "Supposed To"

10.

Cultivating Laughter, Song and Dance
Letting go of Being Cool and "Always in Control"