There are some key components to healthy emotional processing.
The event you are concerned about may be coming up for you frequently.
You may think of this event often and find yourself upset.
Perhaps you are telling this story often, to everyone, but are still unable to “let it go”.
It is possible to have told it many times, yet still not have processed the content to the extent you require in order to release it.
Tips for the Healthy Processing of Mild Emotional Upset
This page contains some of the key components of processing experience with a quality listener.
Narrating or Telling the Story
Witnessing – having a quality listener witness you telling the story, witnessing the emotional impact
Processing Meaning (intellectual understanding, meaning to your life, and impact on your relationships)