4. Give yourself time.
It takes time to drive out the darkness from our minds and our hearts. It takes time to accept the presence of emotional pain into our lives. So give yourself time. Time to rest, time to heal and time to fully recover. Be gentle with yourself and trust that everything happens exactly as it’s supposed to happen.
5. Reach out for help and support.
“Surround yourself with people who make you happy. People who make you laugh, who help you when you’re in need. People who genuinely care. They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing through.” ~ Karl Marx (composer)
Reach out for emotional help and support from those you love and trust. Surround yourself with cheerful and happy people. People who can make you laugh, who can make you see how beautiful life is and who can show you that there’s always something to look forward to.
6. No pain is forever.
If you’re still alive, if you’re still breathing, it only means that there’s still a lot of life for you out there. A lot of places for you to go to, many new and exciting things to do, to learn and to love. So pick yourself up. Dust yourself off, and start all over again. Start rebuilding your life and make it ridiculously amazing. Don’t let a bad and painful experience make you feel like you have a bad and painful life. Don’t let a rainy day dampen your fun. Never forget that the Sun always shines above the clouds. It’s always up there 🙂
“Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.” ~ Joseph Addison
7. Seek new understanding.
People that have gone through painful and hurtful experiences are often marked for life. When I say marked for life I really mean that a deep impact is felt within the heart and mind. As you go through the process of healing you are likely to become more spiritual, this often unlocks a deep part of you that you had never experienced before.
New questions will arise, and these will be more meaningful. This is the time of your awakening where you begin to discover yourself. This is a good time to connect with the part of you that connects you with everything. It is a good time to research and better understand who you really are on a more profound level.
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Learn more at: 12 Tips for Recovering from Emotional Pain
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