We all go through hard times; some experiences leave emotional scars that make it difficult to move on. Traumatic events, the loss of a loved one, disease, and other situations can trap you emotionally and stop you from making deep emotional connections with others. By finding out if you have trapped emotions, you can free yourself from your emotional baggage and start your healing process.
Recognizing that you are carrying emotional baggage
Carrying emotional baggage and negative feelings from the past make it impossible to have an enjoyable future. Difficult and sometimes depressing moments are a part of life, but they aren’t meant to last forever and keep you from being happy again. It is possible to be happy and have joy even after difficult times. Once you realize that, you can allow yourself to start healing.
Maybe you don’t even realize that you have trapped emotions. There can be signs and symptoms that might be hard to recognize. However, once you recognize the symptoms in yourself, you can start an emotional healing process and be happier than you ever thought possible.
Releasing negative emotions
There are many different ways you can release negative emotions that haunt and damage you. It might be hard to believe now, but releasing those emotions will make you feel as though a very real weight has been lifted off your shoulders. Those trapped emotions won’t go away overnight, but you will feel hope again and that feeling can be very empowering.
You can be happy and free again. No matter how hard or traumatizing your life has been, it can and will get better. Your negative emotions don’t control you, but you can take control of them.
Take the quiz to find out if you are emotionally trapped
Don’t let your hard times hold you down. This quiz from the Healer’s Library can help you pinpoint your negative emotions and learn how to start your emotional healing process. Discover Healing has many resources to help you drop your emotional baggage and start your journey towards a brighter and happier future.