By Aimee Mosco

There is no doubt we learn profound lessons from our mistakes and experiences that cause us heartache. Sometimes our souls even have us repeat the lessons over and over to ensure we integrate the highest level of growth. The trauma that leads us to this growth can leave scars and these scars often revive memories of the pain we experienced all over again. The healing of these deep wounds and the marks they leave can feel like an impossible task!

It is easy to forget that we actually have a say in how the journey goes. We keep our old stories alive with outdated thought patterns and we have the power to change these thought patterns when we choose to do so.

Our thought patterns are sandwiched in between our beliefs and emotions. Thought patterns are fueled with beliefs on one side and emotions on the other. When you purposely and intentionally adjust your thoughts, your beliefs and your emotions are automatically influenced. If you connect with purposeful thoughts with repetition, you train your emotions and your beliefs to support them.


One way to affect this shift is to revisit your painful experiences one at a time. Think about what you learned from each experience and how it is you grew from it. Focus your attention on your growth and express gratitude for it. Understand that you may not have had the awareness at the time to integrate that lesson had you not experienced the pain. Understand too, that the point of it from your soul’s perspective was the growth. Even others who played a role in your experience may have agreed on the soul level to participate for the purpose of helping you to grow.

When you revisit your experiences from this mindset, you are looking for opportunities to feed your soul. As you identify these opportunities, this influences your emotions and your beliefs, creating a domino effect in your entire energy field. While you may not have changed the physical circumstances of the past event, you have changed your healing trajectory. Expanding your consciousness by intentionally tasking your mind in this way puts you on a fast track to healing your scars. To further accelerate your healing timeline, incorporate forgiveness. Forgive yourself and forgive others as well. Afterall, if you grew, you met your spiritual objective and harboring ill-will serves no legitimate purpose.

If you choose to exercise a different mindset when you revisit your old stories, here are some affirmations you can state with repetition to keep yourself aligned with accelerated healing:

“I am grateful for what I have learned.”

“I forgive myself and others.”

In my pursuit to help human beings connect with their highest level of conscious awareness, I invite you to join Facebook group Evolve through Love hosted by Elizabeth Scarcella and me. Go to and share with us.

Aimee Mosco is an Author, Intuitive Channel, Spiritual Teacher and Co-Founder of Intentional Healing Systems, LLC. Aimee’s desire to help others inspired her first book “Gratitude + Forgiveness x (LOVE) = Happiness”. Aimee serves as Vice Chair to the World Game Changers Board of Directors, a charitable CIC based in the UK. Find Aimee at