Akosua Dardaine Edwards

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Akosua Dardaine Edwards - author, writer, coach, gender specialist, speaker

 

Losing - A New Perspective

You must be willing to lose everything to gain everything - Iyanla


When we are afraid of losing something, we resist, we hold on, we justify, we make excuses, we rationalise

And I get it, change is tough, it seems inconvenient, it seems almost a bother.

There is no growth without change, without doing the inconvenient, without being courageous, without showing up!

Are you willing to lose everything to gain everything? That question used to freak me out, how on earth can I just give up what I have worked for?

Until I learnt that everything is temporary and giving up things can be part of the journey.

Are you willing to lose everything to gain everything?

Are you willing to look at losing through a different lens?

If we look at it as a clearing of sorts, to make way for what you really want, your purpose, your calling.


Do the little things, let go of resentment, let go of bitterness, let go of people who are not in your tribe, let go of core reliefs that does not serve you, start there.

Peace

Have you read any of Akosua's work?

What Did I Learn Today? Lessons on the Journey to Unconditional Self Love

Nyabo (Madam) - Why Are You Here?

Daily Lessons on the Journey - A Journal

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