“Go with the flow. Let go of fear and your need to control. Relinquish anxiety. Avoid the rapids when possible. Appreciate the beauty… Don’t think too hard about things.” – The Language of Letting Go
You must admit, Melody Beattie really said some great stuff on that page. Each one of her suggestions are fantastic nuggets of advice, very similar to what we practice in our program. Going with the flow and surrendering control (acceptance). Letting go of fear (having faith). Eliminating anxiety (living in the moment), avoiding the rapids (detaching from toxic people and situations), appreciating beauty (focusing on gratitude). Taken and practiced together, particularly in moments of stress and difficulties, they always guide me back into a place of peace and serenity, where ILML!