It took me a long time to realise that I was not the only one in the world that had suffered in my life. For many years I had been a victim of past circumstances and as a result I was stuck in a negative and tiresome loop. It was onlythrough journeying that I realised that actually the challenges I had been through in life had not only bought me wisdom that made me a much nicer person but also an empathic and loving person who could relate to many people. I realised that my wounds were indeed a gift. This gift helped me open my heart and enabled me to relate to others. When I was able to overcome my own challenges I couldn’t teach others how to overcome theirs. Our garbage can be our gift if we let it be so.