- Aqueelah Wheatley, M.S., LMFT
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Aqueelah Wheatley, M.S., LMFT
Aqueelah is a full-time therapist that enjoys helping others through her writing. Her blogs consist of fun and helpful advice, a variety of opinions, psychoeducation, and a good bit of humor
- Aqueelah Wheatley, M.S., LMFT
We all have stories inside of us. Some are happy, others are sad. But, like everything else in life, we have the ability to change them. What we do with our stories is up to us. In this blog post, we are going to explore the concept of letting go. What is it? Why is it important? And, most importantly, what are the steps we need to take in order to let go of the past and start fresh with the present? We all have baggage from our past. Sometimes it's difficult to let go of the things that have hurt us. But, if we are willing to take the time to explore and understand our stories, we can start to let go of the things that are no longer serving us. We are all capable of change. Let's start by exploring the idea of letting go, and then take the steps necessary to make it a reality in our lives.
In this blog post, I would like to share with you my journey of self-discovery. I've been through a lot of different phases in my life and I've discovered that letting go is the key to happiness. I hope that by reading this post, you'll be able to understand and apply the lessons that I've learned.
2. Why did I decide to let go?
There are many reasons why someone might decide to let go of something. Maybe the person has grown tired of the situation, maybe they feel like they're not making any progress, or maybe they just don't feel like it's worth their time. In the end, it's up to the person to decide if they think the benefits of letting go outweigh the risks. There are always risks when anything is involved in life, whether it's a relationship, a job, or a hobby. But sometimes it's worth taking the risk in order to gain something else. For me, I decided to let go of my blog because I felt like it wasn't giving me the results I wanted it to. I'm not saying it was a bad blog, but I wanted to try something new.
3. How did letting go, go?
In the beginning, letting go was hard. I wanted to cling to the memories like they were my only friends in the world, but I knew it was for the best. I slowly began to realize that memories are like cobwebs- they hold us back from moving on.
The more I let go, the more space I had to explore and grow. I was able to see that I had been holding myself back for years and years. I had to let go of the past in order to move on to the future.
4. What were the main emotions I felt during the process?
There are many different emotions that go along with letting go. Sadness, anger, regret, and emptiness are just a few of the emotions that can surface during the process.
No matter how healthy or unhealthy the relationship was, it is always difficult to let go. We may be attached to the idea of holding on to something that no longer serves us. There are a few things to keep in mind when letting go. First, be honest with yourself about what it is that you're holding on to. Second, be prepared for the emotions that will surface. Finally, be patient. It may take some time for the emotions to dissipate, but they will eventually.
5. How has letting go changed me?
I remember the first time I let go. It was a difficult process but it has led me to some amazing things. Here are just a few of the things that have happened as a direct result of letting go. 1. I've become more patient. 2. I've become more organized. 3. I've become more creative. 4. I've become more efficient. 5. I've become more flexible. 6. I've become more disciplined. 7. I've become more forgiving. 8. I've become more optimistic. 9. I've become more confident. 10. I've become more loving. There are many benefits to letting go. The key is to start small and work your way up. Once you've begun to see the benefits, you'll be more eager to let go of the things that are no longer serving you.
6. Lessons I learned from letting go
It's been said that when you let go of something, you're actually letting go of who you were at that moment in time. You're transitioning into a new person, and you're starting fresh.
When I decided to let go of my previous job, it was a very difficult process. I was going through a lot of emotions and it was really tough to let go. In the end, I learned some valuable lessons which I want to share with you.
7. What would I do differently next time?
This was a toughie. There are so many things I would do differently next time. Some of them would be small, like taking the time to properly research a potential business partner before signing on the dotted line. Others would be more significant, like not investing all my money in a new business idea before fully understanding the market. It's been said that hindsight is 20/20 and that's definitely the case with business decisions. In fact, most of the time we don't even know what we don't know until after we've made a mistake. That's why it's so important to continuously learn and grow. The biggest lesson I learned from my journey is that I need to be more patient. I'm not saying that I won't ever take risks again, but I will be more thoughtful about it. I also need to be more flexible in my business plans and not be so rigid.
8. Final thoughts
I'm not sure where this journey will take me, but I know it will be an interesting one. I've learned a lot in the last few weeks, and I'm excited to see where the journey takes me next. I'm grateful for the opportunity to write this post and to have shared my thoughts with you. As always, I welcome any thoughts, feedback, or questions you may have.
9. Appendix: A list of resources to help you let go
There have been many times in my life where I've been faced with the decision to let go of something that's no longer serving me. Sometimes it's a relationship, other times it's a job, and sometimes it's something I've been holding onto for too long. The following are some resources that I've found helpful in letting go: -The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman -The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle -The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss -The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown I'm not saying that these books are all about letting go, but they all provide helpful insights and advice on how to deal with difficult situations. There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, so what works for me might not work for you. But I hope that after reading this list, you'll have a better idea of what resources and advice might work best for you in your own journey to self-discovery.
It's been a journey of self-discovery for me as I've let go of things I once thought were important. In the beginning, it was hard. I craved the approval of others, I wanted what they had, and I didn't want to be on my own. But eventually, I realized that being on my own provided me with more freedom, and I was able to do things I never thought possible. I'm not suggesting that you have to go through the same process as I have, but I am suggesting that you take some time for yourself and assess what's truly important to you. Once you've identified those things, it will be much easier to let them go.
We hope you enjoyed our blog post on letting go. We know that this can be a difficult process, but it is ultimately one that will lead to a much stronger and happier you. We highlighted five tips that will help you through this journey. We hope that you find the tips helpful and that you can apply them to your own life. Be well and happy, and thank you for reading!
- Aqueelah Wheatley, M.S., LMFT
After a breakup, it can be easy to feel lost and confused. It's natural to go through the five stages of grief, but it's important to remember that everyone experiences these emotions differently. Here are the five stages of grief after a breakup: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. It's important to remember that these stages will pass and that you will eventually reach acceptance. In the meantime, remember to keep your head up and stay positive. The best way to cope with the breakup is to take things one step at a time. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to healing from a breakup, but by following these five stages, you will be on your way to a healthy and positive outlook.
At first, you may feel like it's not really happening. You may try to convince yourself that your partner is simply having a bad day and will soon come around. You may try to rationalize the situation or convince yourself that it's not really over.
In the early stages of the breakup, you may be in denial. You may think that things will get better and that your partner will change their mind. You may think that it's not really over.
Eventually, you may reach the stage of bargaining. You may offer to do anything to make things work. You may try to convince your partner that you're the one that should be the one to go. You may offer to move out or to stay friends.
In the stage of bargaining, you may be trying to get your partner to change their mind. You may be trying to get them to change their mind about the breakup. You may be trying to get them to change their mind about you. Eventually, in the stage of depression, you may realize that bargaining is not going to work and that the breakup is really over. You may feel hopeless and helpless. You may feel like you'll never be able to get over the breakup.
Anger is the first stage of grief. You're mad at the world and everything in it. You may lash out at your ex and their new partner, or you may be bitter and resentful. You may feel like you can't go on. The second stage is bargaining. You're trying to get the best deal possible. You may try to make your ex come back to you, or you may try to get them to change their mind about ending the relationship. The third stage is depression. You're sad and you may feel hopeless. You may feel like you can't cope, or that you'll never be the same again. You may feel like you don't want to live. The fourth stage is acceptance. You've come to terms with the breakup and you may even be grateful for it. You may learn something new about yourself, or you may move on.
The first stage of grief is bargaining. You may feel like you have to do anything to get your ex back, even if it's just getting back together for the sake of the kids. This is a phase where you may try to convince your ex to get back together, or you may try to make him or her change their mind about leaving. In this stage, you may also feel like you're not good enough for your ex and that you'll never be good enough. You may also feel like you deserve to be hurt or that your ex deserved to leave.
After bargaining, you may enter the second stage, depression. This stage is characterized by a lack of motivation, a decrease in appetite, and a decrease in energy. You may also feel like you can't go on and that you don't want to live. The third stage is acceptance. In this stage, you may start to feel better and may even start to look forward to the future. You may also start to forgive your ex and start to see him or her in a different light.
The fourth stage is rebuilding. This is the stage where you start to focus on your own life and start to build a new relationship. You may start to focus on your own happiness and start to focus on the things you're grateful for. The fifth and final stage is moving on. In this stage, you may start to date and find someone new, or you may start to volunteer and help others. You may also start to think about your ex less and less.
After a breakup, many people experience a range of emotions including sadness, anger, and confusion. However, one of the longest and most difficult emotions to deal with is depression. Depression is a mood disorder in which people experience a persistent low mood, diminished interest or pleasure in activities, and diminished energy. It can be caused by a number of factors such as a break-up, a personal loss, or stress at work. If you're experiencing depression after a breakup, it's important to seek help. There are many effective treatments available, and you can get help from a therapist, counselor, or support group.
The 5 stages of grief after a breakup are denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Denial is when you refuse to accept the breakup even though it's happening. You may try to convince yourself that it's not really happening or you may act like everything is still the same. Anger is when you feel resentment and anger towards the other person. You may lash out at them or blame them for the breakup. Bargaining is when you try to get the other person to change their mind or do something to make the breakup go away. You may offer them money or favors. Depression is when you feel sad and hopeless. You may have trouble sleeping, eat a lot, or avoid anything that reminds you of the person who broke your heart. Acceptance is when you finally let go and accept the breakup.
We hope you enjoyed our blog post on the 5 stages of grief after a breakup. We know that this is a difficult time for everyone involved, and our blog is here to provide some support and help you through this process. We understand that it can feel like there is no light at the end of the tunnel, but with time, you will start to see the light at the end of the tunnel. We are here for you, and we will continue to support you through this difficult time. Thank you for reading.
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