This Is What You Should Leave Behind In 2017 And Look Forward To In The New Year Based On Your Zodiac

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(March 21st to April 19th)

Leave behind this idea you’ll be happy when and learn to appreciate the moment.

If you spend your life thinking you’ll be happy when… you’ll realize even when you get to that point or do that thing you’ll still be reaching for something more. If you are ever going to appreciate what you get you have to first start appreciating what you already have.


(April 20th to May 21st)

Leave behind your strength and not talking about your problems because it’s okay to let people in sometimes and show your vulnerability.

You aren’t a burden because you are talking about your problems or need someone to listen. You listen to everyone else and you are everyone else’s rock and it’s okay to need that in someone else. It doesn’t make you weak to admit that either.


(May 22nd to June 21st)

Leave the people you’ve outgrown and embrace those who motivate and inspire you.

If someone isn’t pushing you to where you want to be you don’t need them in your life. Seek those who are positive and motivating and goal oriented. Seek those people who make you a better version of yourself.


(June 22nd to July 22nd)

Leave behind your reputation and pretending to be someone you aren’t. Realize when you accept yourself others will too.

I think sometimes the hardest thing to do is accept yourself and not ashamed of who you are. Then once you figure it out you have to be proud of that. People spend their whole lives pretending to be something they aren’t so much that they lose themselves along the way.


(July 23rd to August 22nd)

Leave behind the pressure others have put you under and try and figure out what makes you happy.

There’s all sorts of pressure family and friends put on you. To be a certain way. Achieve certain things. Have a certain life. But you have to get to a point where you look at yourself and you try to think what will make me feel happy, successful and fulfilled and that’s what you pursue. Suddenly everyone’s opinion becomes noise you don’t even listen to.


(August 23rd to September 22nd)

Leave behind who you were and don’t be afraid of becoming someone completely different.

It’s okay to change even if you’re leaving behind everything you once knew about yourself and who you are. It’s okay to try and improve and change bits and pieces of yourself in an attempt to become who you are meant to be. Sometimes you have to let go of who you were and remember who you want to be and not be afraid of change.


(September 23rd to October 22nd)

Leave behind the past because replaying it in your mind isn’t going to change what has happened.

Maybe it’s a relationship you can’t let go of or a time in your life that was really good. It’s okay to look back fondly at the past but understand that those things whether it’s love or happiness can happen again. It’s just not going to happen the exact same way it did. And that’s okay too. When you stop dwelling in the past you give yourself a chance to embrace the future.


(October 23rd to November 22nd)

Leave behind the stress and drama and learn to surround yourself with those who are positive.

Sometimes the problem isn’t you but rather what is around you that negatively affects the person you are and who you become. When you are stressed and your life is full of drama look at what you attract, look at how you talk to people and what you talk about. Positivity is a choice.


(November 23rd to December 21st)

Leave behind apologizing so much and learn to not be so sorry.

You are not always the one that’s wrong. And it isn’t always you that needs to take ownership of things. Apologize when you are wrong, not when you feel like you should just say sorry.


(December 22nd to January 20th)

Leave behind people who have already left you and focus on those who want you in their life.

You look at others who have left and blame yourself. But look at them and realize it’s a loss to them more than it will ever be you.


(January 21st to February 18th)

Leave behind your mistakes and learn from them.

You keep replaying your mistakes and holding it over your head you deserve forgiveness and a piece of mind.


(February 19th to March 20th)

Leave behind old loves and learn to be open to the idea of falling in love again.

You open doors that took very long to close and you keep reopening them and letting people back in who have hurt you. You don’t deserve that. If someone hurt you, let them go. If someone wronged you don’t forgive them and don’t feel bad about it. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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