How to let go of yesterday by embracing today

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How to let go of yesterday by embracing today‘ can be read not only as a guide for living fully this present moment, but also as a strategy for maximizing our presence for a fruitful tomorrow.

Yet in many cases it is likely we are unaware of the extent to which we are holding onto the past. Perhaps we are so accustomed to referencing everything we do to earlier times, we fail to realize we have this habit.

Another item we are possibly holding onto, to our detriment, might be a fear of imagining ourselves distant from our historical ties. Over the years we have brought together objects, points of views, people too, which taken as a whole, in a sense, represents who we think we are.

This ‘constructed’ self may have been fine for our previous situation, but if we are to embrace today and be our true self, surely we need to let go of yesterday. Our experience, nevertheless, does not need to be abandoned. We have grown as a result of it and it remains a timeless resource for us.

How to let go of yesterday by embracing today? It is simple really. Being guided by intuition, we merely have to stop standing in the shadow of who we were to be who we are now.

With focused attention attached to our actual efforts, we create the intention to be fully present. ‘How to let go of yesterday by embracing today‘ in such a way occurs as the natural consequence of our being awake to the moment. Others could even appreciate us no longer ‘playing small’ on the stage of life.

How to let go of yesterday by embracing today then invariably takes many forms. To share your input on the issue, please feel free to leave a comment below. In the meantime, thanks for connecting and reading this ‘How to let go of yesterday by embracing today‘ post.

Kindest regards.


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About Brian

Brian Groves DipM MCIM Chartered Marketer, CTI-trained co-active coach and freelance trainer, supplies professional and personal development through coaching, coaching workshops, marketing development training and English language training.

As an adjunct professor at the Catholic University of Milan, Italy, Brian teaches a postgraduate course based on dramatic texts and elements of coaching to examine various work-related performance matters.


Performance skills at work (2015), Personal performance potential at work (2014), Coaching, performing and thinking at work (2013), Reflections on performance at work (2012), Elements of theatre at work (2010) and Training through drama for work (2009).



2 Responses to How to let go of yesterday by embracing today

  1. Mongezi says:

    Our progress depends on today and what we do to redifine or maybe enhance who we are. Nostalgia is a warm feeling that reminds us of how we can rise to the occasion but when embraced for extended periods might lead to our stagnation.
    Enjoyed your blog on this topic

    • bgdtcoaching says:

      Thanks for joining the conversation here and sharing your interesting input. Good luck with your ongoing projects 🙂

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