When there’s something in your life that’s siphoning your vitality, making it hard to keep your fire burning, getting in the way of your efforts to live the best life you possibly can, that thing has to be exorcised.
Plain and simple. Otherwise it will drag behind you like an anchor. And if you don’t leave now, you won’t leave with yourself.
Over the years I’ve been in relationships, lived in cities, worked at companies, served on boards, belonged to communities and worked with clients that I knew I had to walk away from. They simply weren’t allowing me to be the best version of myself.
And it was never an easy task. Feelings of sadness and failure and emptiness and guilt couldn’t help but flood my system. But the encouraging part was, no matter how sad it was say goodbye, I could always see life waiting for me on the other side. And I couldn’t wait to open the doors and step out into the daylight once again, reconnecting with the version of myself that had been obscured by the darkness.
Thoreau famously said, I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
In many cases, then, perhaps elevation is a process of elimination.
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Who or what in your life is sprinkling water, not adding wood, to your internal fire?
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