By Ehigie Osahen Evon
It is possible to live a happy life even after a heartbreak. Even though sometimes a broken heart seems impossible to mend, this feeling wouldn’t last forever. It is advisable to give your self time to heal. In doing so, there are simple tips you can be helpful during this process:
ACCEPT THAT THE PAIN IS NORMAL
The first step towards healing is to accept the pain. Accepting your pain helps you know how to deal with it and ultimately, move on.
SURROUND YOUR SELF WITH POSITIVE-MINDED PEOPLE
After a split from a once significant other, different things come to mind. Depending on how heartbroken you are, it could be as extreme as suicidal thoughts or relying on drugs or any negative vice as solace. However, none of the above is a solution to your predicament. What you need is to do is surround yourself with positive-minded people that can bring out only the best in you.
Staying positive in a negative situation can help to improve your mood and state of mind.
DISCONNECT FROM SOCIAL MEDIA
Taking a break from social media during a heartbreak is not a bad idea. Social media has contributed to failures of many relationships; especially if your love interest has moved on to someone else, you may want to save yourself further heartache by avoiding the urge to stalk his or her social media pages.
Keeping yourself busy is also one good way to heal. Thinking ‘how’? Read inspirational books, dive into work, hang out with friends, pick up a hobby, exercise among other things. In all you do, make sure that you are not idle.
CHANNEL YOUR SADNESS INTO A GOOD WORKOUT
A healthy body can translate into a healthy mind. Exercising not only helps keep you fit, but, it also helps to reduce the time spent dwelling on your hurt. Bottom line, take some time out to reflect and invest in yourself, you deserve it.