As they say,"the roots of trees grow more during storms." That is to say, in some way, we sometimes have to suffer to learn and grow as people who have gained some kind of wisdom from their Errors or failures . Let us know a little more about this dimension today.
1. Suffering, sculptor of our brain
Surely all of us already intuited. But to experience throughout our life A continued suffering , Subject our brain to profound changes that Will inevitably affect our personality. Let us think, for example, In the kids . In a creature that has experienced abuse from a very early age. There is nothing more destructive than a painful childhood with events like this. Doctors and psychiatrists tell us that the suffering, in these cases, is similar to that of a soldier in combat.
You experience continuous fear, alertness, High doses of anxiety and continued sadness. This results in alterations at the brain level and the release of certain Neurotransmitters. Areas such as the amygdala or insular cortex are stimulated, associated with fear and pain. This stimulation generates long-term consequences to Personality level : Distrust, rage, Possibility of depression And even certain doses of violence.
Obviously not the same will happen all over the world, but the possibilities are high. Think, for example, of a marriage where there has been abuse. In the end, this excess of suffering At brain level Will disappear In a helplessness where depression will emerge , Anger, frustration... is something to keep in mind.
2. Suffering, master of vital learning
Life is not a peaceful path Of happiness guaranteed . A straight road without stones. Absolutely. We must know that life, has its brushstrokes of pleasant emotions to learn, but without a doubt, suffering is also a great teacher. Maybe the best. And the most ruthless.
As they say, who has not suffered has not lived. It may be an exaggerated expression, but it is worth bearing in mind. We must all learn from our failures, our losses . Who does not learn from mistakes does not understand what life is: a continuous learning. Whoever does not assume the losses will not be able to take a step forward to overcome them and be stronger.
Suffering is not pleasant, we know, but it should not be that wall that surrounds your life and that you close all your doors. Your self-esteem, your inner strength and your will , Must be those engines that ignite your capacity to overcome the suffering. Do not forget.
3. Suffering seeks freedom
You do not accumulate your suffering for life without facing it. Living continuously with that pain will generate many problems in your brain: high levels of cortisol, high Stress level , Difficulties to settle new learning, loss of memory... weakening us gradually, taking away health and emotional balance.
If it is in your hand to free yourself, simply DO IT. If there is someone who hurts you, react. If there is something that oppresses you until you stop breathing, escape or face it. Undo with tears, scream if you need it. Raise your voice and throw down those walls that hurt you and you certainly do not deserve. Because no one deserves suffering, and more if it is continuous.
Find the key you offer Solution to your problems Whenever it is in your hand to get it. Every effort will be worth it and your health will undoubtedly deserve it.