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Through May and June we will discuss on the Wake Up Your Life Blog things that you can get rid of in your life. If you give up on them, it will make your life easier and happier. We hold on to so many things that cause us a great deal of pain, stress and suffering. Instead of letting them go, instead of allowing ourselves to be stress free and happy we cling to them. Let’s work to give up on all those things that no longer serve us, and we will embrace change. Be sure to read the entire series. There will be 15 in total.

By Trish Ostroski

15. Give up living your life to the expectations of others

Way too many people are living a life that is not theirs to live. They live their lives according to what others think is best for them. They live their lives according to what their parent, friends, teachers, enemies and even the government and media think is best for them. They ignore their inner voice.  They are consumed with pleasing everybody, with living up to other people’s expectations, that they lose control over their own lives. They forget what makes them happy, what they want, what they need. One day they forget about themselves.  You have one life. You must live it, own it. Be sure to not let other people’s opinions distract you from your path.

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