Sunday, July 17, 2011

Just let it be








A good friend of mine has a mantra to deal with things which are beyond our control.
"Let it be" he says.


He offers no advice,he does not attempt to give suggestions and he does not even pass judgements about whether one is doing the right thing or whether something else ought to have been done. He does not sympathise and does not say "Life is unfair" or that the other person was wrong or that it is a bummer.
He listens patiently instead and he just says, "Let it be."


And you know what? Surprisingly it works.


The next time, things go wrong, do not send out negativity into the universe.


Just let it be.


Do nothing.


Breathe deeply. Relax. Drink a glass of water (or hot chocolate).Go to a place which fills you with peace and comfort.Call a friend who exudes positivity.


But mostly, Just let it be.



22 comments:

  1. Your friend is a wise man....

    Are you experimenting with new fonts or this new one is to stay? With the older one, I always felt I was reading out of your journal and had got quite used to it :).

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  2. When I find myself in times of trouble,
    Mother Mary comes to me,
    Speaking words of wisdom
    Let it be !

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  3. Let it be or This too shall pass are two mantras that really work....your friend who practices this is indeed wise

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  4. Sometimes trying to find a reason for everything leads us nowhere.

    Its always better to leave it down and walk ahead. It may be tough initially, but eventually we all learn it

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  5. Yep it IS a smart advice. But I'm so neurotic! I have to do some serious pranayama every time I want to let things go! :P

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  6. But it is not always work like this way. And secondly you need to have someone with whom you can share otherwise things will be more worsen you will get more depressed at one stage after keep saying Just Let it be.

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  7. A very brilliant advice....
    we always tend to overreact to some situations and that gives us unnecessary stress and tension....
    to just let it be and positively think that this too shall pass is the best thing to do....

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  8. Seems like a simple advice . Shall try :)

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  9. One of the very useful tip for life.

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  10. Let it be for sure...and Let go too!

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  11. I agree totally. But i can say this at my age. when younger, you have more expectations from life, and dreams. Deep breathing and 'Let it Be' is a perfect safety valve for your discontent :)

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  12. Common sense is not so common these days...Or maybe, we know but we forget the simple fundas which work wonders!

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  13. Thats my mantra too...inspired by The Beatles. I totally love the song "Let it Be"

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  14. Seems like I need to try this one....when life looks like you are driving the wrong way on a one way road, I guess this line will help...

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  15. You have a wise friend .. very nice thought ..
    we waste so much energy in something that has happeend cant roll it back.. rather we shud concentrate on how to correct it :)

    beautiufl thought

    Bikram's

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  16. came here after a long time and read such golden words of wisdom .... very wise your friend !

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  17. A simple yet strong quote. U hav a smart friend then :)

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  18. I am sure the advice works but not always. Not when you strongly feel about something and the other person doesn't.

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  19. This is one real hard piece of advice to follow. While I have seen it work wonderfully many times, I get too agitated to actually follow it :)

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  20. This does work-a superb mantra:-)
    Thank you friend n you for sharing:-)

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  21. wow.. such a simple way to deal with problems.. When there is nothing that one can do about it is better to just let it be..

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