All posts by Melody Beattie

Let go of the trappings

January 20, 2017

We call it keeping up with the Joneses. They buy a boat and we buy a bigger one. They get a new TV and we get a big screen. They…

Flack from Setting Boundaries

January 19, 2017

We need to know how far we’ll go, and how far we’ll allow others to go with us. Once we understand this, we can go anywhere. — BEYOND CODEPENDENCY  When…

Let go of the future

January 18, 2017

Many years ago, in ancient times, Moses led a group of slaves out of Egypt and back to their homeland. Along the way, they had to wander for many years…

How to Take Action for Change

January 17, 2017

“How do I change?” a woman asked her friend. “HOW,” the friend replied. “Yes, that’s what I’m asking. How do I change?” “I told you,” her friend said. “HOW is…

Letting Go of Being a Victim

January 17, 2017

It’s okay to have a good day. Really. It’s okay to be doing okay and to feel like our life is manageable and on track. Many of us have learned,…

Letting go of finances

January 16, 2017

Letting go doesn’t mean we don’t care. It’s about having faith that things will work out. Let’s take a look at how letting go applies to the issue of money.…

Considering Commitment

January 15, 2017

Pay attention to your commitments. While many of us fear committing, it’s good to weigh the cost of any commitment we are considering. We need to feel consistently positive that…

Let go of what others think

January 14, 2017

We had gone for a walk in the snow down into the bowl of Bryce Canyon in Utah earlier that day. After a quick shower in the hotel room, we…

Releasing

January 13, 2017

Let fears slip away. Release any negative, limiting, or self-defeating beliefs buried in your subconscious too. These beliefs may be about life, love, or yourself. Beliefs create reality. Let go.…

Lighten up

January 12, 2017

The matter at hand is serious. It’s grave. We need to get serious about the relationship. We need to get serious about the task. Maybe what we really need to…