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How To Stop The Past From Taking Over Your Future

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Letting go of the past is essential to claiming your future… But it’s not always easy. Marisa Peer, Britain’s number 1 Therapist, shares how to start learning from your past.

When something happens to us in childhood — say, our dad doesn’t offer the love we need — we start creating a story about who we are and how we relate to other people.

These old grievances can feel like new wounds, and the heavy emotional baggage (guilt, shame, sadness, resentment, anger) feels impossible to let go of. Guilt, shame, sadness, anger… The list goes on.

Yet letting go of the past is essential to claiming your future self and life.

So how can we break this cycle?

We can’t break it by just trying to ignore the painful memories (everyone who has tried to suppress them knows that memories often come up at the worst or least expected moment).

The woman voted as Britain’s No. 1 Therapist, Marisa Peer, shares in the video above how to start learning from the past instead of just reliving it.


Have you ever felt weighed down by a memory, like you were experiencing the past all over again?

How did you release those feelings?

Share your story in the comments below.


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Marisa Peer

Marisa Peer

Marisa Peer is a Mindvalley author and was named Britain’s best therapist by Tatler magazine. Her extensive client list over the past 25 years includes royalty, rock stars, Hollywood actors, Olympic athletes, CEOs of multibillion dollar companies and political leaders. She uses the power of Transformational Hypnotherapy, a science of turning ordinary people into extraordinary individuals within one of two sessions. Through her work, Marisa has discovered that there are eight unique Mental Thought Models that the top 1% of super-achievers in the world possess. But 99% of the population lack at least one of them.

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