As humans, we try our best to be in tune with our everyday emotions, thoughts, and feelings to be able to take control of whatever life throws our way. Feelings of love, empathy, and understanding have the power to make a difference in one’s life and to the people around them.
It’s also human nature to be protective of our own feelings and emotions to avoid getting hurt. It’s normal to want to avoid painful feelings as much as you could in order to save yourself from another heartache yet it’s also important to also be reminded of our capacity to give love, empathize, understand others, and accept our differences.
On Cultivating Everyday Emotions for Self-Growth
Choosing to love even when it’s difficult to do so is such an admirable trait to develop. Dealing with life’s challenges in a mature and loving way says a lot about one’s character and it’s never too late to cultivate this kind of perspective.
If you also look at the bigger picture, embracing your everyday emotions or feelings of love and empathy can be a way of helping you become a better person, have a rewarding state of serenity, and achieve inner peace.
It’s all a matter of perspective and it all boils down to love. In order for you to grow, you must learn how to love. Here are some important things to remind yourself life is beautiful and you are capable to love others and get love in return.
Reminder # 1: You are capable of anything
As with your capacity to feel, empathize, and love others selflessly and wholly, you are capable of achieving anything you set your heart out to. Yes, that includes your greatest dreams in life. The minute you start accepting that, like others, you can do anything, you’ll understand that achieving your dreams have no limits.
Besides, toward ourselves, love, empathy, acceptance, and understanding is something you’re capable of giving to the people around you.
Reminder # 2: You can teach yourself to forgive
Perhaps, one of the greatest things that love can teach us is that forgiveness—towards yourself and to those who have hurt you—is possible. In life, you get to meet people who affect your life in ways you have never imagined and you also get to meet people who bring us pain and heartache.
With love, you’ll understand your extraordinary capacity to forgive in order to heal and move on. It may not be instantaneous but forgiveness is a gift that will take time but makes you become a better person once you’re ready to give it.
Reminder # 3: You’re worthy
Keeping your everyday emotions strong enough to weather the storms is an everyday battle. Yet in order to reveal how capable you are of loving and accepting those who are around you, you need to remind yourself that you’re worthy of love from yourself, too.
During our darkest days, it’s easy to feel less worthy but you have to remember that you are unique and you are capable of great things. Always keep in mind that for you to be in control of your everyday emotions, you need to accept that you have a lot of love to give and you deserve all of it, too!