How to leave it all behind you at the end of the day

Five Finger Death Punch Lyrics

“Leave It All Behind”

Was there ever a time – that you could define
Tell me was there ever a time that you could refine
What was boiling deep inside you
What was building up inside you

So what’ll you do when none of it’s true
Ya gonna go and break the mirror you thought was you
While it’s coming down around you
It’s all falling down around you

If I took away your one excuse
Helped you down and cut the noose
Would you leave it all behind you
Could you leave this all behind you

If you tore away the tourniquet
And you put yourself in front of it
Could you leave this all behind you
Would you leave this all behind you

Tell me was there ever a way – ever a day
You could have simply walked away or talked your way
Out of what was changing deep inside you
Rearranging what’s inside you

While you’re lookin’ around for someone to blame
I hear that you been running around dropping my name
While the ship you’re on is sinking
What the fuck have you been thinking

If I took away your one excuse
Helped you down and cut the noose
Would you leave it all behind you
Could you leave this all behind you

If you tore away the tourniquet
And you put yourself in front of it
Could you leave this all behind you
Would you leave this all behind you

If I took away your one excuse
Helped you down and cut the noose
Would you leave it all behind you
Could you leave this all behind you

If you tore away the tourniquet
And you put yourself in front of it
Could you leave this all behind you
Would you leave this all behind you

If I took away your one excuse
Helped you down and cut the noose
Would you leave it all behind you
Could you leave this all behind you

If you tore away the tourniquet
And you put yourself in front of it
Could you leave this all behind you
Would you leave this all behind you

How to leave it all behind you at the end of the day

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How to leave it all behind you at the end of the day

I’ve had a lot of sleepless nights. Nights when I was so worried about something that had happened in the past that I let it dictate my future. We’ve all been there at some point. You’re not alone.

I’m talking about those times when we just can’t shake the past. Whether it’s something small, like making a terrible first impression, or saying something you wish you hadn’t, to something big, like having to shutdown your business. Harping on negative experiences is painful and, when we hold on to that pain, we can’t move on to something more positive.

That’s why it’s important that you let it go and leave the past behind with these eight tactics.

1. Learn from the past but don’t dwell there.

Yes. Those negative experiences you had can actually be used for learning and future experiences — no matter how painful they are. Take some time to reflect on the experience and look at ways at it can actually benefit you down the road.

You can learn from your experiences by reflecting on these few simple questions:

  • What really happened? Answer only by confronting the facts.
  • What emotions do I feel? I personally like to write them down.
  • How can I use this to empower myself and my feelings?

After answering these questions, it’s time to move on. While reflecting on the past for a little bit of time is acceptable, dwelling on it will only keep those negative thoughts and feelings around.

2. Express yourself.

Don’t hesitate to get the pain you’re feeling off your chest. Whether it’s talking to the individual who has harmed you (or who you harmed), venting to a friend or writing it down, expressing your feelings can assist you in sorting out what, if anything, needs to be done to move on.

More importantly, it’s good for your health. Dr. Edmund Bourne, author of The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, warns that holding onto your feelings leads to anxiety, depression, headache and high blood pressure.

Grief expert Gloria Horsley from OpentoHope says “When it’s time to express your feelings, make sure to use “I” messages. Describe the degree of your emotions, and share them with someone who will listen and not pass judgment. This will help you express the grief you’re going through.”

3. Stop pointing fingers.

Playing the role of the victim is easy and sometimes feels pretty good, especially compared with accepting the truth. The problem is, blaming others prevents you from going forward. Most often, pointing fingers is just complaining.

Life coach Ruchika Batra also adds on Pick the Brain that blaming others gives power to someone else and makes us small. Batra also says, “When we blame, we automatically enter the negative zone. We loathe someone else or some external factor because we were not able to mold life into our own favor.”

4. Focus on the present.

One of the most effective ways to let go of the past is to embrace the present. Instead of reliving the past and getting consumed with negativity, keep yourself active and enjoy the current moment. Learn a new skill. Meditate. Exercise. Have dinner with a friend. Make a new friend. Whatever it is, just live in the moment – even if it’s just sitting at your desk and watching the clouds roll by. I personally “cope” by building my business and the future of eCash. It motivates me and helps give me something to devote my life towards.

Living in the moment, also called mindfulness, “involves being with your thoughts as they are, neither grasping at them nor pushing them away.” Psychology Today states that “mindful people are happier, more exuberant, more empathetic, and more secure.”

To achieve a more mindful state, be aware of what you are thinking and feeling, reduce self-consciousness, seek out new experiences and accept your negative feelings and situations as merely being a part of life.

5. Disconnect for a while.

Allow yourself to take some time away so that you can clear your head. You don’t have to go backpacking through Europe. Just remove yourself from the situation by distancing yourself from the people, places and things that remind you of the past. Practicing ways to disconnect for a while will give you the chance to experience something positive — even if that’s just camping at a nearby campground without any access to social media.

When you return, you’ll have a perspective on the past.

6. Think about the people around you.

Take inventory of the people around you. Who is negative and always bringing you down? Who are the people associated with the past that you’re trying to move away from? You may need to move away from these individuals to find more positive people who will empower you.

There are more than enough ways to meet new people, such as attending local meetups and conferences. Don’t be shy. Get yourself out there and find a new group of friends and acquaintances who can help you move forward.

7. Forgive those who wronged you — including yourself.

If you’ve been hurt by someone, the last thing that you may want to do is forgive them. But, as Dr. Wayne Dyer says, “Forgiving others is essential for spiritual growth.” Dr. Dyer has 15 steps to help you forgive someone, like embracing the past while moving on, making a new agreement with yourself, not going to sleep angry and being kind and generous.

While you’re at it, forgive yourself. No one is perfect and we all make mistakes. Instead of kicking yourself for your past mistakes, cut yourself some slack and focus on the lessons that you’ve learned.

Once you’re not carrying that anger and resentment, you’ll be able to move on.

8. Make new memories.

Finally, start making new, positive memories to replace those negative memories from the past. Spend your time with the people who make you happy, the things that bring you joy and in the places that bring you peace. Making new memories is better being stuck in the past.

In fact, it’s been discovered by scientists that having too many old memories makes it more difficult to make new memories. So, out with the old and in with the new.

How to leave it all behind you at the end of the day

Imagine this: You’re in the car, out on the open road, and suddenly you wonder what would happen if you just kept going. You feel a powerful urge to leave it all behind, because, well, life is complicated. And a part of you just wants to run away from everything.

Have you ever yearned to just run away from everything?

I have. It happened a few days ago, coming home from a weekend away. The sun was streaming through the redwood trees, dappling the pavement, and the gentle curve of the road carried me back to childhood.

Just then I remembered driving on a road much like this, my grandfather at the wheel. Feeling safe and secure in his presence.

And in that moment of memory, I just wanted to keep going.

Lately I’ve been hearing lots of stories about people wanting to run away from everything, escape, walk out.

Of course, you don’t have to be driving to feel the urge to flee. It can rise up anytime, particularly when you’re feeling burned out, overwhelmed, stressed out.

In fact, common wisdom would tell you that if you’re feeling the need to leave it all behind, it’s time to address the underlying problems, because running away probably won’t solve anything. And while I do generally agree with that, what if there’s more to it?

What if the desire to leave it all behind is also about seeking safety?

Just yesterday I was thinking about this.

When you take whatever personal issues you’re dealing with in your life, add in the ongoing political and social upheaval we’re experiencing, and finally top it all off with whatever crises are happening in your local region (like the wildfires here in California), well then you’ve got the perfect recipe for wanting to escape and leave it all behind.

And suddenly the yearning to just run away from everything makes so much sense.

Something important happens when we question what it means to want to run away from it all.

Maybe it’s not just about escape or denial.

Maybe it’s not just about an overload of personal problems and challenging life circumstances.

Perhaps it’s also about our human need to feel protected, safe, whole and anchored.

The good news is there are many ways to give that to ourselves without running away from everything. Those I’m featuring below are helping me most right now.

Cult To Follow Lyrics

“Leave It All Behind”

Suffocate everything
They complicate everything
They seal your fate everyday but you can’t believe it
Take yourself far away from nothingness
A million miles from emptiness

Suffocate everything
They complicate everything
They seal your fate everyday but you can’t believe it
Take yourself far away from nothingness
A million miles from emptiness

Remember the days of the innocence
Before it came in waves
Remember the trust it was blown away
Into oblivion
Remember love
Remember hate
Remember everything they said just to break you again
Remember all, all of your enemies
Forever and ever they

Suffocate everything
They complicate everything
They seal your fate everyday but you can’t believe it
Take yourself far away from nothingness
A million miles from emptiness
And leave it all behind you

Forget the decay
And the endlessness of all of our mistakes
Forget all the blame
And the apathy
And throw it all away
Forget the pain
Forget the hate
Forget all your enemies
They never will break you again

Suffocate everything
They complicate everything
They seal your fate everyday but you can’t believe it
Take yourself far away from nothingness
A million miles from emptiness
And leave it all behind you

Suffocate everything
They complicate everything
They seal your fate everyday but you can’t believe it
Take yourself far away from nothingness
A million miles from emptiness

Suffocate everything
They complicate everything
They seal your fate everyday but you can’t believe it
Take yourself far away from nothingness
A million miles from emptiness
And leave it all behind you
Leave it all behind you
Leave it all behind you
Leave it all behind you

Betraying The Martyrs Lyrics

“Leave It All Behind”

Leave it all behind!
Now can be your time,
Leave it all behind
Everyway they molded you,
Everything they told you that
You have to be!

How their words cut through
How their fists broke your mind
If they could see you now!
Human life, you re wasting it all away!

Break through these invisible walls
Those who we have grown up around
Have grown roots to the place
Where they think they need to exist

Never leave, never speak, never open your eyes
To a world with open arms!

You are the weak!

You are the weak, you are the wasteful
Don t scream my name from the depths of hell
Your cries shall be ignored!

Never leave, never speak, never open your eyes to this
world
Never leave, never speak, to this world with open arms
Just live your own way, your own life, and never open
your eyes
Never leave, never speak, leave it all behind!

What will you do?
At the end of your day, if presented with a tapestry of
your life
The very fabric consisting of nothingness, you ve
wasted it all away!
We re all given one chance, one chance to make a chance
One chance to make a footprint!

Sit back, eat away your days!

Never leave, never speak, never open your eyes to this
world
Never leave, never speak, to this world with open arms
Just live your own way, your own life, and never open
your eyes
Never leave, never speak. . .

You are the weak the wasteful
Just don t scream my name, from the depths of hell
As your idol hands reach for help!

I am the walker!
We re the example we are the ones that carve with grace
When you look back be it not my face
You will see but blackness, nothing to show
Nothing to show!

We are the roads, you are the broken bridge
We ll be the hunter, you ll be the sacrilege
We are the sun, you are the stormy skies
We are the beauty, and you are sand in your own eyes!

You are the weak the wasteful
Just don t scream my name, from the depths of hell
As your idol hands reach for help!

My hands are broken
And time is going on and on it goes
Forever
(How long?)
So I got high and
Lived all that life had I have taken all for granted

Promise me you’ll try to leave it all behind
‘Cause I’ve elected hell
Lying to myself
Why have I gone blind?
Live another life

The only way out
Is letting your guard down and never die forgotten
(I know)
Forgive me, my love
I stand here all alone and I can see the bottom

Promise me you’ll try to leave it all behind
‘Cause I’ve elected hell
Lying to myself
Why have I gone blind?
Live another life

You, you, you, you, you, you

Lyrics submitted by moesix, edited by winny32

You Lyrics as written by Benjamin Burnley

Lyrics © Walt Disney Music Company

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General CommentAnother song that relates to how I feel :).

for me this a relationship between a boy and a girl.

“My hands are broken,
And time is going on and on it goes,
Forever (hello)
So I got high and,
Lived all that life
That I have taken all for granted”

He is saying that his hands are broken due to having to deal with the stress she is giving him. Time is going on and on and on and he just wants his time to end. So he tried to make himself happy and live his life instead of sitting feeling sorry for himself.

“Promise me you’ll try,
To leave it all behind
Cause I’ve elected hell,
Lying to myself
Why have I gone blind?
Leave it all behind

The chorus is him speaking to the girl. he says she needs to promise him she’ll try to forget him when he commits suicide. he has elected hell and his mind is set on this being whats right for him. he’s become blind to all of the things that made him happy and he is asking for help but then gives up on the help and tells himself to leave it all behind as he wont worry about it soon.
Then he returns his focus onto the girl and suddenly his mind is confused he can only say “you”.

“The only way up
Is letting your guard down and never die
Forgotten (alone)
Forgive me my love
I stand here all alone
And I can see the bottom”

Now he is back to his frustrated state of mind and is explaining to the girl that the only way to live happily is to let life hit you a few times and not to block out everything. then he tells her not to die forgotten this must mean that she should find someone else to remember her and love her.
Then he reverts back to the situation. He is down on life. he states he is alone in the way he feels and that he wants her to forgive him for leaving her like this. Its not the way he wanted it but its how its happening. He sees his choice of death and says he is going to end the sorrow soon.

“Promise me you’ll try,
To leave it all behind.
‘Cause I’ve elected hell,
Lying to myself.
Why have I gone blind?
Leave it all behind.

Once again he makes her promise she’ll try to be happy without him. He repeats the fact he IS going to take his own life and is still wondering why he has lost the things he had.

“you” one more time this word confuses his mind. he repeats it until finally he sees that the only thing he had was her. but its too late he’s commited suicide.

jamesdudd202300 over a year ago

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coachdb18 over a year ago

I’ve been permanently retracted for over 30 years. I’ve had two wives, both of whom have just assumed I was circumcised. My doctor has also described me as ‘circumcised’ when I’ve had the annual physical exam, and the ring that would normally be the end of the foreskin sort of looks like a circumcision scar, in about the same place. As for foreplay, l’ve asked my wives, (and numerous girlfriends before and between marriages) to be masturbated on my full length, to include the extended foreskin on my shaft, head and rim, not just the head. Foreskin has a lot of sensitivity not available when a guy gets a circumcision. Before I permanently retracted, the sensitivity issue was a major problem, and was one of the main reasons I chose permanent retraction. You do lose the extreme sensitivity, but you do NOT lose sexual sensitivity. Bottom line, you will simply have a much wider response range, and much more control. But I remember back to those sensations, and the intensity of touch on a previously covered head can be pretty intense, but it is also only for a few days.

When you first begin retracting, it will probably roll back often, and you will have to be persistent. Some who have done this seem to like using devices of one sort or another to keep it back. I didn’t use any extra effort other than perseverance. Gradually, it stayed back, all on its own as my skin stretched to a new position, and now for many years has automatically rolled back to the ‘circumcised’ position when pulled forward as far as it will go. In my case, the skin has shrunk up some, so it will only go about half way now anyway, and immediately rolls back. The frenulum which connects the foreskin to the glans stretches quite a bit (about twice as long as it was originally), and eventually doesn’t pull the skin forward.

My advice is, don’t bother with the ‘professional advice’, because the only answer you’re likely going to get is to get a circumcision. If you want one, then go to the doctor and have it done. However, if you simply want to retract your foreskin, then it’s yours to retract. Do be aware of any extreme tightness such that it cuts off blood flow, as that can be serious, but this is really pretty rare. Take your time, and let your foreskin stretch. It will probably take some time before you can say you’re permanently retracted. As for my thoughts on the subject, I am neither for nor against circumcision, and am neither an advocate for nor against permanent retraction. But what I can say is that I am extremely happy, and satisfied having made the decision I have made. Best of luck to all.

ACDC215342 over a year ago

I’m in the same boat as you. I’ve kept my foreskin permanently retracted for almost 25 years already.
Yes, it was very sensitive initially so sensitive that the glans got bruised easily when I masturbated. It even bled once. The sensitivity gradually disappeared after I kept it retracted for longer and longer periods.

After keeping it permanently retracted, hygiene doesn’t seem to be the issue for me anymore as
smegma production is almost nil. I’ve even forgotten how it smells like now.

If you had known me a year ago, you wouldn’t recognize me now. A year ago I was attending a top-ranked business school, in a serious relationship with someone who loved me, had a stable part-time job and was living in my sorority house.

Today, I am living in Ireland, studying journalism, working odd jobs here and there and. don’t even ask me about my romantic life.

A year ago, I couldn’t shake the feeling that something was missing. Though there wasn’t really anything wrong with my life, I just knew I wasn’t on the right track.

So, in January, I hopped on a plane to Ireland with the intention of being an au pair for six months. Now, here I am, indefinitely living in Ireland and attending school. I left behind my family, business school, my boyfriend, my best friend, my home and basically everything that has made me who I am.

Every time I tell someone my story, I am met with reactions ranging of praise and jealousy to doubt and judgment over my motives. It’s a complicated life to choose, and a lot of people can’t really wrap their heads around the concept of doing something so extreme.

So, here is the truth for anyone who’s wanted to jump face-first into a new life without the safety net of familiarity to fall back on:

Uncertainty Becomes Constant

If you need to be certain about the direction in which your life is going, then this is not the lifestyle for you. Not a day goes by where I am not met with moments of overwhelming doubt. Did I make a mistake? Am I doing this for the right reasons? Should I make pasta again for dinner?

The decisions you make become yours and yours alone. You learn to embrace the freedom of not knowing because at the end of the day, you’re the one who chose this; no one else did.

It’s a life that forces you to trust yourself because there is no one else around on whom to fall back. If I had never left home, I know exactly where I would be right now and where my life would be going. Now, I couldn’t even tell you where I’ll be tomorrow.

It is like throwing your life into free-fall mode; maybe you don’t know exactly where you’ll land, but you know you’ll be just fine once you get there.

Home Means Something Different

When you leave behind the home you grew up in to live andВ grow roots somewhere else, “home”В will never be the same once you go back. It’s part of the reason I couldn’t go back; I knew what I always thought of as “home” wouldn’t be there for me anymore.

Home becomes more of a feeling than a place. Home is having a cup of tea by the fire with your closest friends after a long week. Home is a letter from your grandmother, orВ an unexpected text from your best friend telling you he or sheВ misses you.

Home is dancing around your room in the middle of the night just because you can. It’s little moments with yourself and the people you care about.

Once you realize you don’t need a place called “home” to give you comfort, you will be able to find a home just about anywhere in the world.

You Realize TheВ Importance Of Family

I absolutely love my family; however, I never really understood how much until I left them. Family is the craziest kind of love because I know that no matter where I am or what I do, they will always be there for me when I need them.

Living 3,000 miles away, it became so easy to drift apart from friends and classmates, but it is impossible to drift apart from your family. When I came to Ireland, I wanted to find myself, but I never really knew how much of myself is my family.

I find my brother every time I break it down on the dance floor in a club; I think of how my sister would laugh anytime something horrifyingly embarrassing happens. A little bit of my dad is in any corny joke I try to pull off, and, of course, my mother is in my head anytime my temper starts to boil.

You never realize how much your family has molded you into the person you are until you’re not around them. It’s many little things, but they make you realize what a lucky person you are to have that kind of unconditional support from so far away.

You Learn To Live Your Life For You

Stripping yourself free of everything you’ve ever known allows you to become the rawest version of yourself. There is no longer anyone around to tell you what he or sheВ thinks you should do, and you no longer worry about what other people will think of you and how you’re living.

You become the only person who dictates your life, and you can do whatever it is that makes you happy. You’re not living your life to please anyone else but yourself.

It is the most independent, fearless and selfish thing you can do, and at this stage, it’s okay to be selfish to an extent if it means you are happy. It’s true that you only get one shot at living, so you better live for yourself without the influences of other people getting in the way of who you are.

A year ago, I basically had all my ducks in a row, but something was still missing. So I said, “Screw the ducks!” and created chaos. And a chaotic life it is. It is messy, lonely, adventurous, funny, happy, emotional and scary, but it’s all mine.

You Will Love Bigger

In becoming the rawest version of yourself, you open up this whole world of deep emotions you didn’t know were possible. And trust me, I was a fairly emotional person to begin with.

I used to think there were two types of love in the world: the love reserved for family and your closest friends, and romantic love.В Now, after forcing myself to open up to new things and people and places, I find love everywhere.

There are millions of different types of love. No two things in this world were meant to be loved the same. There’s love in meeting kind strangers in a new city, in tasting a new flavor and in watching the sunrise.

Love no longer becomes a selective process, but a natural occurrence in seeing the beauty in everywhere you go and every person you meet. Everything you love in your life should be loved uniquely and individually, so let go of the instincts that keep youВ from being happy, and make the choice to love, instead.

Even when you have those moments of doubt and fear, just embrace them; find love in them. Those are the moments you realize how capable you are and how much stronger you are as a person for taking the risks you needed to take.

Contributed by Scott Pyle on Oct 19, 2002 (message contributor)

Denomination: Holiness

Summary: There are a series of things that we must leave behind to become a true Christian

Things We Leave Behind

Phil 3:13 Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before,

14 I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

Intro: There are many things that we must leave behind to become a Christian.

I. Our Sin Psalm 1:1 ¶ Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.

A. Left behind is the worldly mindset.

1. They do as they please Proverbs 12:15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes.

2. They serve themselves

B. Left behind is a sinning lifestyle

1. Our life is changed

2. Our Company is chaged.

2 Corinthians 6:14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

15 And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?

16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

17 Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,

18 And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

2. Others Second

III. Our Desires

Matthew 5:6 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

IV. Our Past We leave it in God’s hands but consequences can come of it.

VI. Our Destiny Luke 23:43 And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.

Conc. Have you left all behind to follow him?