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

Published on March 3, 2015 in Picture Quotes, Quote of the Day

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. lougenna sigwerth March 3, 2015 Reply

    Love these great stories! They are so true.

  2. Cukiowl March 3, 2015 Reply

    I wasn’t sure what I’d done…but now I know, I Gave Up
    when really thought I had Let go. Now I understand why everyday I feel like I’m dying

  3. Robyn Gritz March 3, 2015 Reply

    I love this. I had someone do something extremely disrespectful to me but put all the blame on me. While i apologized, he still kept blaming me, while quoting from the Law of Attraction and the like. It hurt so much and i am having a problem letting go, believing i am giving up. And second guessing everything.

  4. sheila March 4, 2015 Reply

    I think my husband done extremely very disrespectful to me as wife..and putting all blame for me. It hurt me so much, and I have a problem letting go,I know I’m giving up already…

    • Mj March 4, 2015 Reply

      Hi Shiela, I just broke up with my live in partner and I experienced the same and after just only one week he is already posting on His account His new Gf.. It’s really devastating ..God sees our struggles, time mends everything just keep your faith above..

  5. Heather March 4, 2015 Reply

    I have tried over and over to prove I am a different person who fell off the deep end in 2011 when my sister and two other close family members passed away all suddenly. I turned to drinking a lot. Then we proceeded to have a third child together. No matter what I said or did it did not matter. He always said I would never change. I cannot keep on fighting thirds never ending battle, so now I am moving with my three children alone. Not how I ever wanted to be a single mom but I need to show my girls and son that this is not how we as adults treat the ones we are supposed to love until death do we part.

  6. Karen March 5, 2015 Reply

    Let go and let God. He will take care of the rest.

  7. Sonia Morales March 15, 2015 Reply

    feel good lessons!! Just what I need.

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