As rain falls, raindrops form on dark green leaves. Photo by Dark Journey on Pexels.

Healing …

Many different life events, challenges or changes can bear an emotional weight that’s difficult to process. Navigating through something that’s created a loss in our lives can be nuanced, complex and fluid.

Sometimes the path you determined you’d be treading veers off into a completely unknown direction; one that’s left you trying to figure out what this means for the future. It’s okay to feel lost, grief stricken or scared, but don’t allow yourself to dwell within something that could become immovable.

Poem by Molly from Transatlantic Notes called ’Healing’: “For now, let the rain fall.”

Being ready for healing to begin means we need to acknowledge and accept that things in life have changed; this can sometimes feel like an insurmountable task. There will come a time, however, when we reclaim our place within all that has shifted. By honouring our feelings, we take a step towards restoration.

For a little while, you can let the rain fall …

Further Info:

How To Stay Balanced During Major Life Changes – TalkSpace | A good article sharing how life changes can impact you and what you can do to guide yourself through them.

Finding A Therapist Who Can Help You Heal – HelpGuide | Useful information to help you figure out what type of therapy may be an option for you.

Grief – Psychology Today | A look into what causes grief (loss of a loved one) or feelings of grief (dealing with life changes) with good links to specific information for different issues around feelings of loss and mental health challenges.

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10 thoughts on “Healing …”

    1. I know many people can be a bit against going but these services can make all the difference. It’s not for everybody, but normalizing talking about getting therapy will hopefully make more people aware that it is a valuable option. Thanks for reading!


  1. I love this. Life is hard and we should embrace our feelings but not dwell on the negative for too long. Let the rain fall is the perfect way to look at it. Great post!


  2. Love this! I’m a firm believer that you have to allow yourself to feel your pain and then process those feelings in order to heal so the rain metaphor really appeals to me. Great list of resources as well, thanks for sharing!

    Hayley |


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