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10 Things to Let Go of Before The New Year

With the new year approaching, it's the perfect time to let go of things, people, or feelings that aren't serving you – especially these things.

If your year was anything like mine, you're ready for a major change. Your spiritual, mental, and emotional wellbeing depend on it. As we transition from one decade to the next, the universe is going to offer up some big changes – whether we're ready for them or not.

Things to Get Rid of

Rather than following the same patterns and letting life happen to you, why not take control? You can manifest some beautiful things by learning what things to let go before the new year.

Ladies, the days of allowing negativity into your life are over. Say it out loud, write it down, tell it to a friend. I will no longer accept any less than I want or deserve. You shouldn't either.

Things to Let Go of Before The New Year

So, if you're ready to begin the decade with a positive mindset, then follow along as I share a few things you should let go of before the new year.

1. Toxic Friendships

I've been preaching this all year, but if you're holding onto toxic friendships – this is the time to let them go. Depending on the relationship, you'll need to breakup with a friend. However, some friendships can be let go of without saying a word.

I don't always recommend this but you know your situation. If you've already pulled away from a friend, this would be a good time to take it a step further by unfriending, blocking, or unfollowing them on social media. This will prevent you from the seeing them online by accident.

2. Bad Habits

I think we all vow to let go of bad habits for the new year, but this is really the time to do it. Don't wait for the new year. Start now. There's never a wrong time to break a habit.

3. Old Grudges

Holding a grudge is detrimental to your wellbeing. You cannot expect true happiness if you're holding onto something resentful. Squash things with the person or let it go.

4. Self-doubt

2020 is going to be your year – but only if you can let go of self-doubt. It's all a mirage. Self-doubt isn't real. It's just something you've built from fear and rejection. By letting go of self-doubt, you'll give yourself permission to find your true worth. Happiness comes from within. Believe in yourself and everything else will fall into place.

Get rid of self-doubt

5. Feeling Bad For Yourself

Likewise, you need to stop feeling bad for yourself. Whatever happened to you doesn't define you. Stop making excuses, let go of past hardships, and take back the reigns. Moping around will only keep you stagnant.

6. Waiting for Success

Are you seeing a connection, yet? Self-doubt and feeling bad for yourself are both excuses to sit around and wait. Success isn't something that just happens to you. Hopes and dreams aren't the secret to success. Hard work and consistency is.

Let go of the waiting and start running after it!

7. Your Ego

Nobody loves an ego. An ego is the elephant in the room. It's always in the way and it makes others incredibly uncomfortable. Leave your ego at the door before you enter into the new year.

Be real, be vulnerable, and be humble.

8. Negative Thinking

Life is what you make it and a negative thinker will always find the bad in every situation. Practice positive thinking exercises now and the new year will bring many incredible things.

9. Over Planning

I'm predicting that over planning and being busy constantly will no longer be popular in 2020. Women are finally realizing that self-care is more important than pleasing everyone. End your year by saying “NO” to a few things because over planning isn't healthy for anyone.

10. Neglecting Yourself

Finally, neglecting yourself is something you need to let go of before stepping into the new decade. It's time that you control of your attitude, body, and mind. This require intentional thinking and a mindful attitude.

What things will you let go of before the new year?

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