Good Housekeeping: Go With the Flow

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Summary of Article

Do you try to control the outcomes in your life to avoid unwanted circumstances? Can you admit when you’re wrong? Can you accept results without a fight, even when the results are not in your favor? These are just a few of the questions that show how difficult (or easy) it is for you to give up control. For many of us, just thinking about the word surrender quickly elicits feelings of tension and resistance. The notion of giving up control may feel counter-intuitive to what we have taught about how to create our dream life. But despite what we have been taught, forcing and pushing things to happen can actually zap our happiness and steal our joy. It can also impact our relationships with others.

In my article for Good Housekeeping, I share how to begin to surrender and easily find more ways to “let go” throughout the day.

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Judith Orloff, MD is the New York Times best-selling author of The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People.  Dr. Orloff is a psychiatrist, an empath, and is on the UCLA Psychiatric Clinical Faculty. She synthesizes the pearls of traditional medicine with cutting edge knowledge of intuition, energy, and spirituality. Dr. Orloff also specializes in treating empaths and highly sensitive people in her private practice. Dr. Orloff’s work has been featured on The Today Show, CNN, Oprah Magazine, the New York Times and USA Today. Dr. Orloff has spoken at Google-LA and has a TEDX talk with over half a million views. Her other books are Emotional Freedom, The Power of Surrender, Second Sight, Positive Energy, and Guide to Intuitive HealingExplore more information about empaths and intuition on www.drjudithorloff.com.

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