Unpacking the Baggage

Unpacking the Baggage can be difficult. Ensure you are ready and don’t do it alone!

Have you ever been on a trip where you needed to pack a suitcase? A suitcase serves its purpose by carrying our “stuff” from one place to another, but it can be a hindrance if we have to take it everywhere we go, especially for long periods of time.

Unfortunately, as we experience life, we sometimes encounter challenging situations or events that can create emotional baggage that may seem unnoticeable at first but try carrying something light for an extended period. It, too, becomes heavy and tiresome. Emotional baggage affects us, but it also affects those connected to our lives, starting from our inner circle and into the community.

Emotional baggage is not as straightforward as unpacking a physical suitcase as it runs deeper and can be more complex depending on the experience and events that have occurred. Unpacking emotional baggage should be done in a way that doesn’t cause distress but rather liberty.

As you choose to unpack, much patience is required and please don’t forget to be kind to yourself during the process. If you are going through a hard time or unpacking, your baggage has brought a sense of unease. Can I encourage you to reach out and seek professional help and don’t stop until you get it? Life isn’t meant to be done alone. Until next week I wish you all the best. C

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