10 to Zen

1 – Let go of comparing. You have your own life to worry about.

2 – Let go of competing. Unless you are competing in a competition you are not in competition with anyone, perhaps only yourself.

3 – Let go of judgments. Most of the time you don’t know the whole story.

4 – Let go of anger. It is okay to be angry but don’t swell on it.

5 – Let go of regreats. What is done is done. You cannot change it. Learn from it and move on.

6 – Let go of worrying. Worrying takes away from the present and doesn’t do anything for the past or future.

7 – Let go of blame. Blaming yourself or others won’t help anything. Look for solutions instead.

8 – Let go of guilt. You can feel guilty but only for a limited time. Don’t let it eat you up inside.

9 – Let go of fear. Fear most of the time is worse than what you are afraid of.

10 – Have a proper belly laugh. Trying to follow all of these is pretty darn hard and you’ll mess up a lot. If you cannot laugh at yourself then you are a little to serious.

Master Jonathan Field

Cobourg Tae Kwon Do

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