Don’t turn pain into that comfort zone where you like to be. Get over it and move forward, you should not let it sink you, but it should help you grow.
We have all gone through emotional pain at some point in life. This can have many reasons: infidelity, contempt, lack of love, divorce, the loss of a loved one, among many others. However, this does not mean that you should accept living permanently with that pain.
As a first step you have to recognize and identify that emotional pain is affecting your health and your life and, worse still, those around you. Learn how to make that painful and difficult experience a learning opportunity to improve and get ahead in any situation.
Remember that throughout existence triumphs and disappointments ensue, consider those victories as joys and acquire immunity from disappointments and pain, convert suffering into resilience. It does not matter if you are one of those who internalize pain or if you have it on the surface, in full view of everyone, consider the following tips if you want to cope with emotional pain:
1. A living tear
Do not ignore your pain, turn to face it. Crying is a great way to manage grief, incredible as it may sound; This act brings great benefits because it releases negative emotions, generates well-being and relieves stress. Let out your feelings, do not repress them, that will help you to think more clearly; But, be careful! Try not to be too long, rather set a limit and give yourself a break to think.
Another way to expel pain is through the expression of ideas about what is happening to you: write, draw, sing, paint, in this way you will unload your emotions. The goal is to free your mind in order to achieve the necessary clarity and generate solutions.
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2. First you, then you, then you
To free yourself from pain, it is advisable to enjoy the moments of happiness available around you, look for the corners where you shine and are happy. Nothing better to renew your strength in the face of pain than to resume your tastes and hobbies for periods of time that allow you to vent and regain your energy; discover your skills and set new goals; Get excited about new things and smile. Go beyond your pain.
3. You are another, find out
Once you have managed to let off steam and see the bright side of life, it is time for you to start a new stage for yourself and those who love you. You must know that you are braver, capable and confident to achieve those goals and dreams. For that you need to be aware that the people around you are your new source of energy, which you will surround yourself with to discover yourself and avoid giving too much importance to pain. By reinventing yourself with new goals, you will find people who will help you overcome fear. Get out of your comfort zone and dare to do things you never thought you could do.
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4. Reflect, pray
To more clearly find the solution to the problems that cause you emotional pain, reflect and meditate, learn from mistakes and successes and take on the challenges of life. An example of this is prayer, where the long-sought peace is found.
5. Find a specialist
If, even with these simple steps, you feel that you have not been able to overcome the pain, ask for help from a specialist, who will know how to guide you through this difficult process. Everything has a solution, even the pain in your heart.
We have all gone through any type of emotional pain and getting out of it is very easy as long as you recognize that your life and health are the most important. Fill yourself with energy and hope for a better and brighter day. Learn from bad experiences and teach yourself that you can overcome any obstacle. The strength is in you.
Finally, I invite you to reread this article: Why me? Because right now? Why in this way?.