The Art of Letting Go: Ceremonies for Release and Renewal

Dec 08, 2023
How to Let Go through Ceremony



It's slightly ironic that I woke up this morning after a night of gastro, and now I'm writing to you about the power of letting go through ceremony!

I can assure you this wasn't the kind of letting go I had in mind, but it did get me reflecting on how finely tuned the body is at getting rid of that which doesn’t serve it (quickly!).

The mind is not as quick to let go of things that aren’t for its highest good. We tend to hold onto negative thoughts and stories, loop thinking, beliefs, or even people that dull our joy.

Recently in our Intention Workshop, we have been diving into what we want to let go of in 2023. As the year draws to a close, it's a natural time for reflection and completion, and I strongly encourage you to do this practice to make space for the goodness to flow in 2024. Letting go is a natural part of any cycle.

The question I often get from my clients is ‘I know what I want to let go of, but how do I actually let go of it?”. In this episode, we explore the art of letting go—a practice crucial for personal growth and evolution. I share some of my favourite letting-go ceremonies for release and renewal.

Six Powerful Letting Go Rituals:

  • Burying: The act of letting go by physically connecting with the earth.
  • Burning: Use fire's transformative power to release what no longer serves you.
  • Cleansing with Water: Symbolic immersion in water for purification and renewal.
  • Journaling: Express emotions and thoughts on paper, a practice backed by research.
  • Feeling It: Mindfully connect with emotions and sensations as a vital step in the letting go process.
  • Movement: Engage in intentional movement to release stored energy and shift perspective.

Tune in and take a listen. I would love to hear about any rituals or ceremonies you do to let go of things that no longer serve you.

Wishing you a beautiful day ahead. Looking forward to connecting with you soon!

PS if you missed the end of year review Intention Workshop, you can still catch the replay and join the other live workshops HERE.


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