To encourage you to keep going.
To remind you to be strong.

Published on September 23, 2014 in Picture Quotes

There is a big difference between giving up and letting go. Letting go means freeing yourself from something that is no longer serving you. It means removing toxic people and belief systems from your life so that you can make room for relationships and ideas that are conducive to your wellbeing and happiness. Giving up reduces your life. Letting go expands it. Giving up is imprisoning. Letting go is liberation. Giving up is self-defeat. Letting go is self-care.So the next time you make the decision to release something or someone that is stifling your happiness and growth, and a person has the audacity to accuse you of giving up or being weak, remind yourself of the difference. Remind yourself that you don’t need anyone’s permission or approval to live your life in the way that feels right. No one has the authority to tell you who to be or how to live.
~Daniell Koepke


  1. Gloria September 23, 2014 Reply

    IAM A LITTLE UPSET TO SAY THE LEAST.I JUST SPENT over 1hr.typing the 8steps of “letting go “of someone in my life to possibly help someone else reading these posts. Well at the end it said I TIMED OUT.All I can say is if you need help letting go of someone please EMAIL me @[email protected] Gloria

  2. Penny September 24, 2014 Reply

    I am really shocked there is so many real poems ,I totally love this sight, my niece just hooked me up. love you baby girl

  3. Terri Lozano September 25, 2014 Reply

    I found you on a friends facebook. It is very inspiring.

  4. asfoura September 26, 2014 Reply

    Beautiful words. I didnt quite realize the difference. Giving up is behaviour of defeat, letting go is strength and self control.

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  7. bb February 14, 2015 Reply

    Nice and clear message.. <3

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