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  1. k'Care-Reena

    WHAT COULD BE RELEASED IN YOUR LIFE IN ORDER FOR YOU TO LIVE MORE FULLY?

    I have known this for a long time however I was unable to do so, I believe DOUBT requires to be RELEASED. At first I wrote ANGER however I stepped back, took a breathe and silenced my thoughts to harness my heart’s true desire, thats when I heard DOUBT. Not only may someone experience doubt within themselves but we may also experience DOUBT with OTHERS, work etc. I have been reading and re-reading INNER MATRIX by Joey Klein (My mentor Alex R) and have uncovered many life-changing realizations. I was diagnosis w/ Anxiety & Panic Disorder (2016) due to ANGER & RESENTMENT. As I am progressing I am noticing my emotions and I feel anger because I doubt myself & others. This is what causes my nerves to go crazy. I AM AWARE I HAVE TO COACH MYSELF w/ COMPASSION & CURIOSITY vs JUDGEMENT.

    3 years ago
  2. Malag

    I only change when I’m ready to change. Questions of enquiry such as this just create friction for me. If it was ready to be released it would be already.

    3 years ago
  3. ryanmopo

    My insecurity. It creates stress in my romantic relationship. It creates negative feelings that negatively effect every area of my life.

    3 years ago
  4. Kristi

    Stress that causes tight muscles. Want to do more but sometimes the stressed out muscles hold me back.

    3 years ago
    1. Michele

      treat yourself to a massage:)

      3 years ago
  5. Elaine

    Rehashing of grievances even if justified. The running commentary in my mind takes up space that is better applied to blessing, to creative thinking, to positive imagining.

    3 years ago
  6. Cathie

    My ego?

    3 years ago
  7. L
    Linda Roof

    Learn to say no when I do not want to do something & not feel guilty.

    3 years ago
  8. Dusty Su

    Worked through, understood, reframed = anxiety

    3 years ago
  9. GregC

    My emotions of guilt and shame.

    3 years ago
  10. Melissa

    Fear of losing anyone in my family. It is crazy to dwell on that aspect of life. My mind knows I or anyone can die at anytime. So hopefully that would open myself to cherish and enjoy the moment and not dwell or carry that hidden fear. I don’t want to be in this world without them. I work on “Impermanence” meditations daily.

    3 years ago
  11. Don Jones

    That ever-present idea that the grass might be a bit greener over there. It is a manipulation of the truth behind being fully self expressed (blooming) which happens right here. I don’t need to go or be anywhere else.

    3 years ago
  12. Javier Visionquest

    I’m releasing the neurotic, nagging, obsessive urge to always be engaged in one or another action item on the endless “to do” list. I’ve watched in real time from the heights of egoless flow states as expectation casts its shadow across the moment prompting the need in me to manage something and an all too familiar anxiety dissolves the peace that held me aloft.

    I’m releasing the mental monkey from the microwave oven.

    3 years ago
  13. John Tamminga

    Keeping my heart open all the time and receiving every experience as a gift

    3 years ago
  14. Hot Sauce

    I could probably live more fully if I let go of my need for immediate answers to the deep questions in life.

    3 years ago
  15. Colleen

    Attachments. If I could release my attachments to how I believe things should have gone, or how I believe they will go in the future, or my attachments to individuals, items, or time, I could live fully in the Present moment.

    3 years ago
  16. Joanders

    My though is an institutional animosity…replace with actions, such as gratefulness, positive feeling generated to include those settings (peoples), and activities that replace those needs.

    3 years ago
  17. Toni

    Limited beliefs, the clutter in my life, fear of the unknown, procrastination, disorganization, excess weight, depression and anxiety, trying too hard, perfectionism, holding on to grudges, lack of trusting, worry, distrust, ADD, overthinking….. to name a few things that I am working on that keeps me from living in the moment and doing the best I can with what shows up for me today. I can get so bogged down that I can’t move. I’m doing spring cleaning. Spring is the season of growth and healing so I got a lot of work ahead of me this spring. One day at a time…..I just signed up for a course on the Wood element in acupuncture to get back in touch with the healing aspect of Spring. The teacher who sent me an email resonates with me so I did not hesitate to enroll in the webinar. I hesitated about the cost but I know the value of her vast understanding and life’s work so I bit the bullet and charged it. I know I will not regret it so…I’m on my way to make this season the best I can with the help that’s out there that speaks to me. I need to get more physical and grounded. Her practice helped me before and is about getting rid of stagnation. Something that helps me feel unstuck. Another season to let go and move on!

    3 years ago
  18. Holly in Ohio

    My first instinct with this question, was to say, “love,” even though I already love…. more love.

    I see most of you have thought of negative things you wish to let go. In my own life, I found it is very hard for me to let go of anxiety or fear or baggage or bad habits just like that. With willing it to be away. Nature hates a vacuum, as we used to say. When I try to let go of some things, I create a vacuum and it comes back. Rebounding. Almost like it is super sticky. It’s frustrating. So after feeling like I wasn’t getting anywhere, I tried something different, and it has always been easier to banish something by REPLACING IT with something good at the same time, and pushing the negative out as there is no longer room for it!

    Fear, anxiety… move ahead. Get busy with something that really matters. Maybe volunteer somewhere.
    Bad habit… replace it with a good habit. Set goals for the new habit. Take up a class in something completely out of my depth.
    Depression… gratitude and purposeful action, usually in service to others.
    Baggage… sometimes I give myself a time limit to think about old stuff. Sometimes I try to address an old pattern by consciously starting a new, healthy one… figure out a new way to “react” to a triggering situation, or just a way to recognize a “reaction” sooner… “flags” I call them, that I am reacting and not acting. And I’ll find a self-care routine for when I feel challenged by my baggage.
    Sometimes speaking up instead of staying silent helps a lot, too.

    So I read the question first today and sat with it to think of an answer. I’ve learned for me I’m more likely to get a better answer if I “sit” with the question for a while and don’t hurry, and what I noticed is the question didn’t say just to release, but said, “released in my life.” IN my life. And that is why I thought of LOVE, because, well, we could all use more of it! I started thinking of more love for my family and the people I know, but also more love for myself. Love for myself still tends to read like a weather report. Today we have sunny! Or, “Cold and rain expected with heavy self-criticism.” or, “Nightmares and sensitivity all day.” “Lack of confidence, clearing in the afternoon.” Well.

    More love.

    3 years ago
  19. SK

    I would release my worry and concerns about the mental status of my step-son and the worry my husband has over that situation. I would release all concern about the future of our country, the world and humanity at large. I know who is charge of the universe and He has neve let us down. In my past I have learned to release the opinions of others towards me, my self-esteem issues and what may happen in the future- it is n not mine to know, only to walk through with faith and confidence.

    3 years ago
  20. Katrina

    I tend to live my life in either the past or the future. I replay failures and incidents in which I was challenged by superiors at work, or when I just wasn’t accepted by groups in which I wanted to be included. And then I replay how I didn’t do my best, or what I could have done better, or how I was mistreated. OR I spend a great deal of time planning events, buyings supplies for projects, or signing up for classes for the future – many of which I never actually do. I would love to be able to release a good amount of all that in order to enjoy and live in the now, with people who love and appreciate me now.

    3 years ago
    1. Esti

      You can start now! Try enjoying today!

      3 years ago
  21. Carol

    Anxiety which has limited my ability to make fruitful choices…I have reason to believe it began in the womb.

    3 years ago
  22. Mike S

    I have resonated and felt compassion with so much if what many of you have written about, and I appreciate your vulnerability. Lately I have been doing an extra amount of deep inner work, especially around my fears. Fears of financial decline, debilitating health conditions, being criticized by others, of the possible negative view of others. Before I did this specific work on limiting emotions and beliefs I didn’t realize how much baggage I had. So I am praying and working now and asking for your prayers they let a lot of his baggage go.

    3 years ago
    1. Michele

      I will light a candle for you Mike.

      3 years ago
  23. DeVonna

    Fear.

    I’m always afraid, in some small way at the very least and in great big ways in others. I fear losing another child, it is my greatest fear, followed by the fear of losing my husband. These two things, which could happen at any time, unhappily, are forever lurking at the fringe of my consciousness.

    If I could release these fears, the relief would be tremendous, number one, and I would experience SUCH freedom…

    3 years ago
  24. Patricia

    There are things that could be “released” in the sense of “let go of” and banished from my life: low-grade anxiety about the future or the situation with my aging dad, the political landscape in our country and the depth of greed and ignorance … Then there is the meaning of “released” as in “releasing the power of something for positive change,” and in that sense, too, I could release the power of trust, faith and the power of gratitude more fully … These two “releasings” are complementary; unleashing one will help to banish the other.

    3 years ago
    1. Malag

      This was very helpful, Patricia. I responded (further on) to the question in the negative sense of letting go. And when I push into negatives it usually doesn’t work for me. But releasing a positive energy: I can get behind that.

      3 years ago
      1. Michele

        I like that too, looking at the question and releasing positivity. It is interesting how many of us are wanting to release the negative. Nice way to view it differently. thank you:)

        3 years ago
  25. Michele

    The pain and trauma of the unexpected ending of my last relationship. I try and try, but sometimes the memories are so strong. I’m a good person and know I didn’t/don’t deserve to be treated the way I was and I try to educate myself on narcissism and sociopath behavior – which is difficult to me when dealing with a female – I had only thought of males with those disorders (ignorant of me). All I can do it stay present and focus on one day at a time.

    3 years ago
  26. M
    Matthew E

    I need to continue to let go of my entitlement.

    3 years ago
    1. Trish

      I feel that…

      3 years ago
  27. GratefulOne

    My need for control.

    3 years ago
  28. Trish

    I’m releasing my job in a few weeks. I’m saying goodbye to the bureaucracy, the daily grind & the inane paperwork. I’ll be spending more time with the Holy Spirit & all she has to teach me. Sweet Freedom⭐️

    3 years ago
    1. Howie Geib

      WOW…transition that sounds very rich!

      3 years ago
      1. Trish

        I’m excited to see where this will take me, Howie. I’ve been “attached” to the label of social worker all of my adult life. God is calling me to “non.attachment.” Scary….yet, freeing…

        3 years ago
  29. devy

    M’y fear of abandonment. .. this is something that I’ve been aware for a number of years. Logically the things that my inner child keeps on bringing up in my mind are not right. My parents abandoned me emotionally and physically. I had to step up to be the parent for a mother who was alohne and and an alcoholic. My father was only home on weekends but ignored me and my mother and would work even then. The failing of my first marriage and my son being taken away to a different town, added on to these feelings. Getting into relationships was difficult after because of the fear of possible rejection. 20 years ago I met my current wife. I began drinking excessively in order to kill the emotional pain. Almost ten years ago I stopped drinking and was forced to face my fears. Things are better. I’ve developed coping mechanisms such as meditation and gratitude. I’ve connected more with my inner child to try to comfort and be there for them. There are still days when certain triggers bring up the feelings and I find it difficult. I’ve accepted that perhaps this may be a lifelong battle and that over time it will get easier..it has so far..

    3 years ago
    1. Trish

      Thanks for sharing, Devy. That’s a lot of courage…,

      3 years ago
  30. O.Christina

    It still is to let go of expectations related to the “I”, which need to come to cease completely. And somehow I suppose there must be some projections of underlying anger towards my relation with men, related to former trauma which I possibly may be able to release now. There might be even some additional energy to be freed then which would be available and of support for others and myself also.

    3 years ago
  31. sunnypatti48317

    I have released a lot of things over the past 10ish years to live more fully, but I still have some work to do. I think the biggest thing I could release these days is my fear of not being good enough. And that’s mostly work-related. I am good at my job. I like what I do. But I’ve always been a people-pleaser, want everyone to like me, and have a nudging ego voice that wants me to think I’m less-than. I know better, but I still deal with it regularly and know I would have more peace if I could work thru it and let it go.

    3 years ago
    1. L
      Lauryn

      Me too…

      3 years ago
  32. EJP

    Released from the mistakes of the past to move more fully into the future.

    3 years ago
  33. Howie Geib

    The pandemic has most impacted my life in this sense: I now have financial insecurity. It is not ill founded, rather a reality. And so, this gnaws away at some of my peace of mind on a daily basis. I was in a good place and can easily be again, it is not insurmountable, but I have limited options. So, being a Virgo, I of course have a Plan B, C, D, and E. This, my constant ‘but! what if…”-ing can be a bit over the top. So a lot less of the crisis management aura would be a welcome change. And that could come as easily as my releasing energy around that

    3 years ago
  34. Kevin

    Without a doubt, being released from constant back pain would allow me to live life more fully.

    3 years ago
    1. O.Christina

      Wishing so much for you to have it healed, dear Kevin! Sending prayers and blessings to you.

      3 years ago

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