Rudy wanted to someday be like Jesse Owens. It took him a lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. In result, he became so adroit that he was offered a place at an elite Nazi school.
Letting go isn't blocking memories or thinking sad thoughts and doesn't leave emptiness, hurt or sadness. Letting go isn't about loss and it's not defeat. To let go is to cherish memories, and overcome and move on.
I used to spend so much time reacting and responding to everyone else that my life had no direction. Once I realized it was okay for me to think about and identify what I wanted, remarkable things began to take place in my life.