Kayla Albert

Kayla Albert is a freelance writer with a knack for tackling personal growth topics. You can find her on her blog: http://confessionsofaperfectionist.wordpress.com or her website: http://kaylaalbert.com

Lessons for Dealing with Disappointment & Letting Go

dealing with disappointment

“As for the future, your task is not to forsee it but to enable it.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Today I lost my job. There may not ever be a great time to lose a job that accounts for the majority of your monthly income, but this was a particularly low time to be told my services were no longer needed.

When I graduated two years ago, degree in hand, I kicked my feet up and waited for the job offers to come pouring in. Needless to say, they trickled — never poured — and the financial abundance I was waiting for never actually showed up.

Moving Past Heartbreak: 5 Tips for Picking Up the Pieces


When relationships end – especially those that we thought were of the “forever” variety – the loss can feel like a death. For many it’s similar to giving up an addiction, new habits must be formed, routines must be shifted, and an alternate identity must be recognized.

The healing process can take a large amount of time, and unfortunately doesn’t always happen in a linear fashion. There are some days when moving on from the relationship seems easy, exciting even, but these days can be followed by the feeling that life will never quite be the same.

If you’re struggling to let go and move on to the next phase of your life, these tips can help you gain a little perspective.