Letting go differs from giving up and abandoning hope
By "letting go", we mean casting off our attachments, not "giving up". We should face up to our problems, do our best to deal with them, then irrespective of success or failure, just let them go.
The spirit of Chan is concentrating the mind on a single thought and cultivating awareness of our actions.
Compassion is the best prescription to purify our minds.
People feigning illness or refusing to consult a doctor leave problems unsolved. They bury their heads in the sand. If you can accept reality and then deal with it or let it go, you will feel at ea...