Before the new year, let these things go.
A new year is approaching, filled with exciting new events, new friends to be made, new dreams to be achieved and of course, new love to be felt. I always try to look back at the end of each year and concentrate on my mistakes and the bad days, I like to remind myself of those times so I can make sure that I don't make those same mistakes next year again. It's important to look back at your year, at the highs and lows, at the ups and downs, the love gained and more importantly the love lost, it's all a part of life and we only grow stronger each year. I always try making each year better than the last, more enhanced and more powerful with all of my efforts. I would like you guys to join me in welcoming the new year, so I compiled a list of things to let go of before the new year, let's begin.
9. Let go of your grudges
Grudges are filled with negativity and negative thoughts, do you really need all of that as your new year begins? No you don't. Let go of all the grudges. Talk it out. Let go of the mistakes people made with you. If you were in a bad relationship with someone, if someone cheated on you, just let it go, tell them it's okay, tell them they're forgiven, not only are you going to feel extremely light but they're going to be shocked and confused for a long period of time. It's not easy to forgive, it's one of the most noble and difficult things in the world to actually forgive someone with all of your heart, and it's also one of the most freeing feeling in the world. Don't ruin your new year because of someone else's mistakes, start your new year with the most positive of attitudes and let go of all the grudges.
8. Let go of your anger
We often say a lot of things we don't mean, we often do a lot of things we later regret, it's all caused because we sometimes get a little lost in our tempers. This new year, try working on your temper as much as you can. I personally am the sort of a person who has a horrible temper, I don't mind admitting it. I have a few triggers and when I start, it's pretty difficult for me to stop without causing too much damage and I greatly regret it later. I'm working a lot on myself to get rid of it, I've learned to calm myself down, I've learned that temper and anger can't solve any problems. Temper also causes a lot of scars that stay with people forever no matter how much you try changing yourself, so avoid these mistakes in your new year and be a more calm person.
7. Let go of self-deprecation
Get rid of the self-deprecation, completely. Stop thinking that someone else has a better life than you, you don't know what they're been through. Love your life and love the person you currently are. Stop hating yourself and don't carry that train of thought to the new year. You, as an individual, are an amazing person. Stop comparing your life with someone else's, because the grass always seems greener on the other side. Stop trying to change yourself just because someone thinks you're not "good enough", because you're never going to be good enough for the people who aren't good enough for themselves.
6. Let go of acting egotistical
This one is also another personal note, I used to be a very egotistical person. "Ego" is one of the most negative things to have because it drives people away from you and it surrounds you with the most negative of vibes. You start attracting like-minded individuals, people who are equally or more egotistical and who will eventually leave you at some point. Be a simple and down-to-earth person, no matter how big you've made it in life. Be humble, be kind to those who have less than you, be generous, "ego" shouldn't be in your dictionary when you step into the new year.