How to Find Beauty in the Pain
"Life can be really painful but we can also find beauty in the pain. So what I mean by that is that now having a little bit more perspective from my mom's passing in that way I can look back and I can say, "you know what, I've grown a lot as a result of that painful experience." Now we need to be careful here because I don't want to invalidate my experience. I don't want to invalidate my pain and my sadness and missing my mom because that is all very real and that's important for me to make room for. But we can also make room for the growth and that's a question to ask ourselves: "how have I grown through this painful experience?" I want you to ask yourself that...so think about something that has been painful in your life and try to find the beauty within the pain. So ask yourself, "how have I grown through this painful experience?" To give you an example, for me, it's things like I've realized how resilient I am, I've realized how emotionally strong I am, that I can tolerate a very intense emotional experience and come out the other side of it. It has also helped me feel more grounded, feel more like I can stand on my own two feet in this life. It has given me the opportunity to - my mom owned a school and when she passed, my sister, my brother and I have taken it over and began running it - it's given me the opportunity to develop relationships with a whole lot of people that I wouldn't have -like the staff at the school, the teachers, the families, the children - so I have all of these new relationships in my life. It's helped me get closer to my brother and my sister and other family members. So it's provided - there's been a lot of silver linings in it.
So that's the goal is to look at our pain and not invalidate our feelings - make room for your feelings, make room for the difficulty of it - whatever the situation is. And also look at how it has helped you grow? On a soul level, how has it helped you evolve as a human being? And see what that does, see how that shifts your perspective when you make room for both of those things to coexist peacefully - both the pain and the beauty and the growth opportunity within the pain.
With that, thank you for being with me and sharing this with me. I'm really looking forward to continuing to teach and share messages with you that might be helpful. So I want you to remember...that as human beings sometimes we can be hard on ourselves. Please know that you are more than enough exactly who you are in this very moment. Leave comments. I always say to my students that I like to talk with and not talk at so please leave me comments and let me know what's resonating with you, what you'd like to learn more about - your brain, your emotions, your relationships, your spiritual growth, anything and everything as is up for grabs. I'm excited to put out this information. Some of it will be very scientific-based, some of it will be very spiritual based - because I do find that when we merge science and spirituality together is where we find the most room for healing and growth and evolving. So thank you. Peace and love to you! I will see you again soon!"