February 23, 2023Personal Growth

#124: On Letting Go

"Don't think about what you've left behind...

If what one finds is made of pure matter, it will never spoil. And one can always come back.

If what you had found was only a moment of light, like the explosion of a star, you would find nothing on your return."

— An excerpt from The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

If a job, friendship, relationship, or dream is for you, time won't tarnish the way you treasure it.

And even if months or years go by, you can come back and feel the same fondness. It will feel like coming home.

The catch is, sometimes, you'll only know for sure what's real from what's not when you loosen your grip and let go.

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Hi, and thanks for reading! I’m Kishly, cheerleader of creatives and copywriter turned digital marketing strategist. Bookmark this blog to read my daily atomic posts on creative living, compassionate productivity, lifelong learning, and everything else that fascinates me. Or subscribe to Process, my weekly-ish newsletter for multi-passionate young adults in pursuit of wisdom and wonder. ✨

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