Shakira writes an emotional message about moving on from pain on Instagram.
She believes time can heal even the deepest wounds.
Shakira encourages trust and self-worth in face of contempt.
The singer believes pain leads to growth and makes us more human.
She shared her first New Year's as a solo artist after splitting from Gerard Piqué in June.
Recently, Shakira reached a custody agreement for two sons, Milan and Sasha.
This is referred to at the end of a relationship as the "darkest hours" in the interview.
Shakira also asked for privacy for sake of the children after the split and aims to provide them with security.