It’s Time To Be At Peace With The Past

There are deep-seated emotional issues in life.

If these issues are not resolved, they will hold you down. They will prevent you from flying to your dream.

Like dark shadows, they hover around you.

You may not be conscious about them but they lurk right beside and inside you. They affect you in different way, form, and manner.

These dark shadows include a lack of emotional control, need for approval and affirmation, depression, stress, anger, and even suicidal thoughts.

You cannot be well if you are emotionally unwell.
If your internal world is not right, the external world will also go wrong.

Therefore, spend time on personal reflection.

Take a good look at your life. Search deep into your soul.

Take a trip into the inside world as you redesign a better world outside.

Do not let busyness become the bigger and stronger part of you.

Slow down and quieten down your heart as you spend time with our Creator and reclaim your life.

Know yourself: the good, bad, and ugly.

Learn to accept and love yourself

Be honest in dealing with hurts and hang ups.

Break free from what is not true and are falsely created by you and others.

Do not sweep them under the carpet of your heart and run away from them. They will find a way to raise their ugly heads in critical areas of your life.

Break out from prison of the past. Resolve lingering fear, tension, and conflict.

Release pain, grief, and sorrow of past experiences. Be at peace with them.

Learn from them so that you can help others who are going through similar struggles.

Be thankful and grateful that what cannot destroy you can make you a stronger and better person.

Forgive those who have hurt and disappointed you.

Let them go mentally and emotionally. Do it again and again until they stop “living” inside you.

Be mindful about negative influences of culture, family, education, and other aspects of your life.

They can cause mental problems, character flaws, interpersonal challenges, and unhealthy tendencies.

Take full ownership of these and other issues in your life.

Be responsible for your thoughts, feelings, words, and action.

Do not blame others. And never justify and give excuses for them.

List the challenges and work through them.

Tackle them one step at a time, and one day at a time.

Focus your energy to live well and do well in life. As you do so, continue to do
good to others and the environment.

Seek professional assistance to guide you on the journey to wholesome living.

There are many qualified counsellors in the charity and private sectors. They can help you improve your emotional health and overall wellness.

Respect and love people. Do not be judgmental and critical.

Inspire and encourage them to live a great life.

As you do so, you will be inspiring yourself to greatness too.

Go4It!

I hope this message will find a place in your heart.

By the way, I have also recorded other reflections.

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Please read my reflections and continue to teach me.

Life is FUNtastic!

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About Patrick Liew
About Patrick Liew Patrick Liew MBA, MSc, BSc is the Managing Partner of Global Enterprise Exchange Pte. Ltd.. He is also the founder and director of Success Resources, arguably the world’s largest personal development seminar organiser and a major shareholder of a company, which is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. He was previously the Executive Chairman and CEO of HSR Global Ltd., a publicly listed company on SGX-ST. Previously, he was the regional director of the Gartner Group, providing strategic advisory and planning services to governments, banks and MNCs. He was also the regional head of sales and marketing operation for Dow Jones Telerate. Patrick graduated with a BSc in Estate Management from Heriot Watt University, an MSc with emphasis in global business and marketing from The City University Of New York, and an MBA from Henley Business School / Brunel University. He has also earned more than nine other professional qualifications. Patrick is arguably the first person to develop a multimedia e-learning programme on entrepreneurship. He authored a Chinese book on business systems and was also the co-author of a Times Bookshop best-selling book. Patrick has conducted both ‘brick and mortar’ and online lessons for participants from more than 60 countries. He has also conducted keynote presentations in many international conferences, including being the first Singaporean to teach at the National Association of Realtors. Through his team at Success Resources, Patrick has organised educational conferences for prominent leaders such as President Bill Clinton, Prime Minister Tony Blair, Michael Porter, Richard Branson, Robert Kiyosaki, Donald Trump, and many other prominent leaders. Patrick provides leadership and advisory services to many professional and charity organisations. He is actively involved in supporting humanitarian, philanthropic and charity causes. He has organised three fund-raising events and in the process, help to set three national records in the Singapore Books Of Records. Patrick won the Entrepreneur Of the Year Award For Social Contribution, the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award, and six other business awards. Patrick believes the best way to live your life is to live your life for others. The more you reach out to bless other lives, the richer and better your life will become. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A Personal Note to my Friends The articles that I post online; or what I term as Love Notes, are written with the purpose of inspiring readers to live at a higher plane in life. They are also meant to motivate those who are struggling in life and help them find handlers to overcome their conflicts and challenges. It is my ardent hope that we will form networks and alliances of like-minded people who will put to right many of the wrongs in our midst. Together, we will leverage on each other's resources and create a synergistic impact in making our world a better home. These articles are written as part of regular reflection about the vicissitudes of life. They are at best work in progress and at worst, grumblings, grouses, and gripings of a finite old man. I have deliberately decided NOT to delete many of the articles and pointers that I may not agree with or are outrightly wrong. This is to keep a record of how my personal ideas, beliefs, and values have evolved over time. In addition, I hope to encourage readers by letting them know that I also make mistakes and am struggling with many of the complexity and complication in life. As long as we hang on to hope and work on finding a solution, there will be light at the end of whatever tunnel we are in. I do not pretend to know everything or for that matter, anything of substance. In fact, the more I study, learn, and think about the vast wisdom and knowledge out there, the more I realised how little I know about life and the ways of life. Hence, I have always ended my article by asking readers to continue to teach me. For I, too, am a sojourner in the exploration of truth and the adventure of finding meaning, purpose, and significance for my existence. I am proud of and make no apology for being a Christian, albeit not the most exemplary one. I believe our Creator can lead and guide us to be the best that we can ever be. I bear full responsibility for the shortcoming and error in my life, including my words. The fault is entirely mine and not due to anyone else. Readers have and can exercise the power of choice. They can discard what will not work for them and adopt those that can propel them further and faster in the pursuit of better performance, outcomes, and fulfillment. If I have disappointed or hurt you in any way, form, or manner, I would like to apologise to you. Please do not hold them against me or whoever or whatever is related to me. There are much to pray about, learn, and do. And I'll work on them with a sense of urgency. I hold on to the belief that 'Anything worth doing is worth doing with passion and excellence'. I'll endeavour to live by it. Life is short. There's no dress rehearsal and neither can we turn back the clock to change the drama of life. Therefore, by the grace and power of our Creator, let's live a full life and live it to the fullest. May God bless you abundantly on the journey of life. Your online servant, Patrick Liew I hope this message will find a place in your heart. By the way, I have also recorded other reflections. Please 'Like' me on https://m.facebook.com/patrickliewsg Visit my Inspiration blog at https://liewinspiration.wordpress.com/ For my opinions on social affairs, please visit my Transformation blog at http://hsrpatrickliew.wordpress.com/ Please visit my website, http://www.patrickliew.net Please read my reflection and continue to teach me. Life is FUNtastic!

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