When people say “Let it go”, what they really mean is “Get over it,” and that is not a helpful thing to say. It is not a matter of letting it go – you would if you could.  Instead of “Let it go,” we should probably say “Let it be”; this recognizes that the mind won’t let go and the problem may not go away, and it allows you to form a healthier relationship with what’s bothering you.

~ Jon Kabat-Zinn

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