Healing is a Journey – You Get to Choose Your Destination!

Jun 16, 2023 | Intuitive Intelligence

Written by Lisa LaJoie

What does it mean to heal oneself?

Healing is an ongoing process that requires patience and persistence. It’s not a one-time event but rather a journey that takes time to unfold. The process of healing begins by acknowledging our wounds and accepting them as part of who we are. We must embrace the pain, the hurt, and the trauma that we’ve experienced in life, truly not an easy task but a must to reach higher potentials of yourself.

The journey towards healing often starts with seeking help from professionals or sharing with trusted loved ones who can offer support during a time of awakening. However, it’s important to note that no two individuals’ journeys towards healing are identical – everyone has their own unique path to follow. This means that you get to choose your destination – what works for someone else may not necessarily work for you. You need to be confident and determined in your pursuit of transformation.

As you walk down this road of self-discovery and soul restoration, remember that it’s okay to take things slow and allow yourself room for mistakes along the way.

Healing is a Process: Understanding the stages

Healing truly is a process; like any other process, it has stages of evolution. When we experience vulnerability from emotional pain, we tend to want to rush through the healing process as quickly as possible to avoid the hurt. However, healing cannot be rushed; it requires patience and an understanding of the different stages.

The first stage of healing is recognition. This involves acknowledging a problem or issue that needs to be addressed. Whether it’s an emotional trauma, memories of a hurtful breakup, lose of jobs, or pains in life, recognizing the problem is the first step toward healing. The second stage is acceptance. This involves accepting that something deep inside is holding you back in life and that what happened has occurred and cannot be changed. Acceptance and self-approval allow us to move forward and start working on our healing.

The third stage of healing is processing. This involves working through our emotions related to the issue at hand. Healing is not a one-time event; instead, it’s a process that unfolds in stages. The healing journey is unlike any other because it triggers various emotional, spiritual, physical and psychological responses. It is essential to understand that this can happen during the different phases of healing. Knowing this will help you keep the courses by learning and understanding what to expect, how to cope with the changes and what strategies can be employed for optimal results.

All phases of healing involve acknowledging the problems or issues at hand. This requires being honest with oneself about the situation, no matter how hard it may seem. In this stage, mindset matters as it sets the tone for everything that follows. Choosing your destination comes into play here, whether you want to stay stuck where you are or move forward toward a better future. It takes courage and self-awareness to face one’s pain head-on instead of avoiding or denying them.


Embracing Change: Letting go of old patterns.

The Healing process requires time, patience, and a fully open mind. It is a journey of self-discovery and growth that involves understanding the different ways you will heal in order for you to keep your courage through this truth. Acknowledging the need for change is essential to managing this journey. This means recognizing that the old patterns and pain no longer serve us and being open to embracing new ways of thinking and behaving is necessary now and the need to own the true bullshit here no excuses.

Now it’s time to dig in and let go of those old patterns and replace them with new ones. This can be difficult as we may have become accustomed to them, but it is necessary to make room for new growth. Letting go may mean saying goodbye to toxic mindsets and beliefs, relationships, bad habits, or negative thought patterns. It requires courage and a willingness to face discomfort to move forward. Get a coach, a therapist who can dive with you and give you the tools and support you need too.

Within the healing process, embrace change, and get excited about all its infinite possibilities. This means stepping out of the comfort zone and opening the self to new experiences, perspectives, and opportunities. Time to learn, learn and learn, activating new mindset changes in the subconscious mind and anchoring the deepest desire of want. Navigating obstacles takes a big growth mindset. 

Free Your Mind So You Can Keep Heal

In today’s fast-paced world, it is easy to get caught up in the chaos of everyday life. We are constantly bombarded with information and distractions, leaving little time for reflection and self-care. However, taking the time to heal yourself and free your mind can be powerful.

Remember, the mind is a powerful tool capable of creating and solving problems. When we let go of stress and anxiety, we create space for the power of the mind and body to recharge. This can lead to improved sleep, increased creativity, and greater calmness. Also, freeing the mind can help to gain perspective on difficult situations or emotions that may weigh you down.

There are many ways to free your mind, from practicing mindfulness meditation to spending time in nature or engaging in creative activities, but… the number one way is to know what holds it hostage within the subconscious self.

It is essential to find what works best for you and make it a regular part of your routine. This keeps your healing alive and well and gives you new habits which help you continue moving forward in your inner freedom.

Celebrating Your Transformations

As human beings, we are constantly growing and evolving. No matter what stage of the healing journey we’re in, it’s essential to take the time to recognize our progress and accomplishments along the way, no matter how small they may seem. Celebrating these moments can help us stay motivated and continue pushing toward our goals.

By celebrating progress, we create positive energy around ourselves and those around us. Tell your loved one, coach or therapist what shifts and changes occur. Do something positive to celebrate, have gratitude journal, a spiritual practice anything that set of a positive feeling.

Vulnerably share your journey and help others heal.

Empowering individuals to choose their healing journey by sharing yours is a grateful and powerful spiritual approach to helping others recognize their unique needs and experiences. It allows people to take control of their healing and well-being by making informed decisions about how they want to receive care. This approach helps others understand there is no one-size-fits-all solution to healing and emphasizes that respecting their way is also part of the journey. It also shares with others that they can do it because you did it and that they are not alone.

The beauty of empowering individuals in their healing journey is that it fosters a sense of ownership, responsibility, and self-determination in others. You become an example of freedom and that, in turn, brings you into more healing itself.

When people have a say in how they want to heal, they are more likely to be motivated and committed to the process. They are also more likely to trust the process, knowing someone they trust did it too and is on the other side.

As human beings, we are constantly growing and evolving whether we choose to or not. That is life. No matter what stage of the healing journey we’re in, it’s essential to take the time to recognize the progress and share it along the way. Celebrating these moments can help us stay motivated and continue pushing toward our goals.

By celebrating progress, we create positive energy around ourselves and those around us.

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To your infinite self!

Even though I am a highly trained and successful psychologist, I am a human being first which means that I have my own journey of healing and well being that I have been on since childhood. Working with Lisa has brought me insights, methods of how to be my best self, healing opportunities, meditation and spiritual practices and how to raise the bar to living my true and higher potential self. I am truly grateful ♥️🙏



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Lisa LaJoie

Lisa LaJoie is a highly sought-after Master Intuitive for Entrepreneurs and CEO’s who want intuitive guidance to solve complex business problems and accelerate their success. Lisa guides her clients to help them receive wisdom and opportunities to live their lives with clarity, purpose and abundance.

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