It took me a while to work out that finding a sense of inner peace does not depend on years of struggle and hardship and sacrifice.
In this reflection I share how living the struggle life meant I became unapproachable, hostile and actually attracted conflict.
Finding a sense of self forgiveness and letting go has meant I can have some space for myself first and others in their turn. It means I am more open to things.
Here are some powerful resources on letting go