Sometimes the best thing you can do is let go of what you know is no good for you,
But, even though it is the best, it is also the hardest thing that you have to do.
Replying all of those memories over and over again in your mind,
And letting the past constantly control you is walking along a very fine line.
Sometimes you need to remember the minstakes you made to ensure that you don't do them again,
And holding on to these things will only tie you up and keep you holding on with a ball and chain.
It's hard to find that balance of holding on to the lessons, but also learning to let the mistakes go,
And having those lessons behind you is something that allows you to learn from these lessons and continue to grow.
It can be hard to remind yourself of the truth, which is that you can't go back and change the past,
And that all of the pain that you are feeling will eventually subside, and that it won't last.
Even though it is easier to replay in your mind all of the things that you said and all of the things that you wish you had done,
It is a battle that will leave you feeling empty and it is one that you know you never could have won.
Over time I have realized that the best thing you can do is allow yourself to be who you truly are,
And that you are perfect just the way you are, with every bruise, scratch, and scar.
I know that no one has the power to take anything away from you, unless you let them,
And many people will do this because they have no idea where you came from.
The people who try to bring you down are the ones who are already beneath you,
And that they are not even worth the dirt that is on the bottom of your shoe.
Some people are jealous and insecurre themselves, and that it why they try to bring you down,
But they don't realize who you are and that you are going to be firm in standing your ground.
Many people will try to knock you down, simply because they are scared of what you will become,
And while they continue to talk shit, you can continue to work and make them feel dumb.
The best thing you can do is walk away, because karma will come back around,
And you will be the one who is continuing to float while they force themselves to be the one who drowns.
Hide away for a while, and become the person that you have always wanted to be,
And force them to notice you, even if they try really hard to not be able to see.
While they stay in the same place, you will be the one who continues to get better and better,
Because while they were talking about you, you kept going because you're a goal getter.
Everyone knows that the best form of revenge is massive success,
And you proved them wrong, while they tried too hard to turn you into a mess.