Finding Strength and Healing in Emotion: The Path to Happiness from Grief


Finding Strength and Healing in Emotion: The Path to Happiness from Grief

Why Letting Go Is Your Superpower



Hey Babes! 



It's me D again, coming at you not to tell what's the latest in hair/skincare but to go in deep—deep into care for the soul. 



Today, we get real about the emotional rollercoaster called life and how letting go of it all is really what unveils strength. So, hold your breath because our next act is going to be a rollercoaster of emotions and a journey from the shadows of sorrow to the rainbow of joy.



But first, let's make sure we're on the same page. Ready to experience a little bit of that healing power that comes with self-care and embracing beautiful emotional strength? Let me know when you are ready to start this interesting ride.



--- Assuming you're all in (because, why wouldn't you be?), let's get down to it.



The Art of Letting Go: Break the Cycle and Find Your Freedom



Imagine holding onto a hot coal with the intention of throwing it at someone else. And guess who's getting burned? The same goes for holding on to past hurts, old grievances. 



On and on it goes, the cycle of pain and sorrow, until you decide to open your hand and let go of that coal.  Not forget the past, but decide that it will not determine your present and future. 



Occupying Your Mind: The Path to Fulfillment



Now, dropping that metaphorical coal is easier said than done, right? Well, babe, it's time to redirect that energy. Do the things which enlighten your soul, make you happy, and satisfied. Be that a hobby long forgotten, learning something new, or just going outside to sit with nature. Just do it. Remember, with every minute you spend doing the things that make you happy, that's one minute farther away from the past.




From Grief to Joy: Making Sense of the Emotional Path



Life is a spectrum of emotions, and it's okay to feel them all. The stages of grief, denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance, are not in a linear form. They are almost more like a dance, two steps forward and one back. But with every step you're moving and that's what counts.



Embrace each one of them, allow yourself to feel them, and know that that is part of the journey to happiness. 



The Healing Power of Self-Care and Self-Love



Self-care is more than bubble baths and face masks, although it does entail that. Self-care includes setting boundaries and saying "no" when you have to, doing things for yourself that show love for yourself, and giving yourself the same consideration and compassion you would give others.




Creating a Healing Environment



The environment during healing is one of the most important criteria. Let what surrounds you—people, books, or even the place of living be constructive and represent those elements. Make a sanctuary that reflects the peace and serenity you need, a space that can really call you into peacefulness within yourself. 




The Power of Reflection: Looking Back to See How Far You've Come 




Reflection is not living on what used to be. It is realizing how far one has come and that there has been advancement. It is in the celebration of your strength and resilience throughout the beautiful journey of becoming who you are today.




Embracing Your Emotional Superpowers




Truly letting go of what hurt us and never looking back, only glancing to see how far we have come is a testament to our strength and resilience. Breaking free of cycles that no longer serve us and stepping up into a space of healing, self-care, and self-love.



Remember, beautiful, the journey from grief to joy is uniquely yours. Embrace it, cherish it, and know you're not alone. Together, we're unstoppable.



Sending you all the love and positive vibes on your journey to emotional strength and healing. 💖 ---  I hope that through this work, you have found some pieces of your heart and an extra match to light your fire on the path of beginning or continuing your healing and discovery. Please, let me know what you think, and anything else to follow up together, of course. 



Always remember, in this beautiful mess called life, we are going to conquer it all together.




Darlene Jessica

Back to main blog