Healing emotionally isn’t as easy as it might sound. Just because there is no physical trauma or a scar on show, doesn’t mean you can get rid of your emotional scars easily. There are numerous ways you can heal emotionally, but you need to be aware that it can be hard work. The following 3 ideas can help to get you started:
Stop Ruminating On Events
Ruminating on the events that have taken place is normal at first. You’re going to want to figure out what went wrong in your own mind, and in a way it can help you to get closure. However, ruminating for too long keeps you stuck in one place. If you want to move forward, you need to make a conscious decision to stop ruminating and think of something else. It’s the only way you’ll be able to move forward.
Start Using The Emotional Freedom Technique
The Emotional Freedom Technique, or EFT, is a strange but powerful way of reprogramming your mind using a series of tapping motions on certain points on the body. YouTube is extremely helpful for learning this technique!
Start Using Positive Affirmations
Positive affirmations can help absolutely anybody. Whether you have self-esteem issues, past trauma, or something else, choosing affirmations that resonate with you and repeating them regularly is a great way to heal emotionally. Many people don’t realize the power of positive thought. They can be a popular part of the counseling process too if you decide to go that route. Understanding grief in the counseling process could help you to understand more. Take a look at the infographic below.
credit to Wake Forest Online Counseling Program