with a light heart

with a light heart

With a carefree, uplifted attitude; in a happy or gladdened state. Though it was, of course, bittersweet to leave my friends and family behind, I did so with a light heart because of the amazing opportunities that awaited me in Europe.
See also: heart, light

with a light ˈheart

with a feeling of happiness or relief: She left the doctor’s with a light heart. There was nothing wrong with her after all. OPPOSITE: with a heavy/sinking heart ▶ ˌlight-ˈhearted adj.
1 (of a person) cheerful and happy
2 (of a situation, etc.) amusing, not serious: The programme takes a light-hearted look at the tourist industry.
See also: heart, light