Wounded. We become wounded when something is inflicted on someone to cause hurt or harm.  

When we think of our wounds, we may recall a specific time or event from our past that was both traumatic and a life altering experience.  Sometimes we may not recognize that we are still carrying the pain and hurt of our wounds because we have learned how to manage or masquerade our pain.  We attempt to heal our wounds by medicating ourselves with alcohol, drugs, sex, low self-esteem, self-pity, control issues or overachieving in the workplace.  Whatever medication we prescribe for ourselves it will soon become an addiction.  

Old wounds left untreated can lead to: Internal Scars: When we constantly revisit our place of pain and rehearse our experiences, we tend to develop internal scars that affect our mind.  We tend to blame ourselves for what has happened to us and take on a false sense of guilt.  As  result, we develop internal scar tissue that forms over wounds that have not properly healed and this leads to:

Internal Scars: When we constantly revisit our place of pain and rehearse our experiences, we tend to develop internal scars that affect our mind.  We tend to blame ourselves for what has happened to us and take on a false sense of guilt.  As  result, we develop internal scar tissue that forms over wounds that have not properly healed and this leads to…

Read more in “3 Ways to Heal from the Past by Renee Stewart in Memoirs of a Virtuous Woman’s Magazine focusing on Healing from Past Wounds. Get yours in print or digital HERE.