Thought Catalog

It’s Going To Ache Before It Starts To Heal

  • 0
God & Man

The worst pain, the most excruciating pain, the pain that makes you go why me and why now and how could this happen to me is actually a good sign. This may sound ridiculous to you if you are in pain right now, but the truth is when you are struggling the most or at the lowest point in your life, that is the point from which you start to get better.

You see, thats why they call it rock bottom. The most painful point of your life. the point that you think you cannot get up from and will never ever recover from, that is the point you need to reach before your healing can really begin or take hold. I realised this when someone once told me “bad things come in threes.” And it struck me how odd it was that when one thing in life was going wrong, it felt like everything was going wrong at the same time. This is because the universe was actually letting me know something important, that I was in need of a great change and that I desperately needed time to reflect and heal in the best way I possibly could.

So it brought me to a point where I had no choice but to heal. It does the same to us all. Emotional pain is a sign that we need growth spiritually and thats exactly what the healing journey is. Think of when the world has had to heal and how awful it has been. Usually, it’s after a war, after carnage, after some kind of unimaginable savagery that we bind together and try to grow and heal for the better.

It is human nature to reach the point of no return and recognise that the only way out of the sadness, the pain, the heartache is to move forward in a different direction from where you were moving before.

In this time of great pain, remember this: you will heal. You will recover. You will find a way out of this terrible situation where your heart feels like someone has burned it alive and even breathing hurts so badly that you wonder whether life is worth it at all.

It is. Because YOU are worth saving.

Just remember this. It will hurt before it gets better. It will ache before you realise you need to make things change. If you’re looking for a liferaft to save you from drowning, it’s you. Your life raft is you. Just feel the pain, and let the healing come. TC mark

Nikita Gill

Nikita is the author of Your Soul Is A River, a book about healing and becoming whole again.

Your Soul Is A River

“Love a soft person. The ones who are positive, even in the worst of circumstances. Someone whose strength is not in bravado, but in their quiet. Someone who is strong for others because that is what is needed in that moment. Someone who is the moon that soothes instead of the sun that burns. Someone who sees the very best in people even when you think they aren’t worth it. The kind of person who always wants to do the best for those they love.”
—Excerpt from Your Soul Is A River, by Nikita Gill

“I bought this on a whim to read as I was resting for the night, and I do not regret it one bit! Everything about the poetry in this book is amazing, heart breaking, and soul searching. It will lift your spirits on your darkest days. I want to thank the author so much for writing this, as it’s something I will be rereading a lot! Always remember, everything about you is important. You matter.” —McKayla

Buy The Book
Powered by Revcontent

Poetry Lovers! 💖

Love a soft person. The ones who are positive, even in the worst of circumstances. Someone whose strength is not in bravado, but in their quiet. Someone who is strong for others because that is what is needed in that moment. Someone who is the moon that soothes instead of the sun that burns. Someone who sees the very best in people even when you think they aren’t worth it. The kind of person who always wants to do the best for those they love.

“I bought this on a whim to read as I was resting for the night, and I do not regret it one bit! Everything about the poetry in this book is amazing, heart breaking, and soul searching. It will lift your spirits on your darkest days. I want to thank the author so much for writing this, as it’s something I will be rereading a lot! Always remember, everything about you is important. You matter.” —McKayla

Click to heal your heart

More From Thought Catalog

It’s Going To Ache Before It Starts To Heal is cataloged in , , , , ,