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Forgiveness is choosing to not let negative events of the past define how you feel.
Forgiveness can keep your emotional body healthy. It increases feelings of happiness and decreases ...
You can forgive someone and still maintain a boundary. They may not even necessarily know you forgave them.
When you hold onto anger towards yourself or others, it weighs you down,...
Resentment forces you to live in the past by fixing that person to that past moment.
Do not let yourself or the relationship be defined by anger. The ability to forgive and move o...
We all can succumb to behaviors that are not reflective of who we really are.
Separating the action from the person is crucial to find some closure.
Most people who appear to take some pleasure in hurting you have some pain in their own lives. Most feel justified in what they are doing; otherwise, they would do something else.
Forgiveness is ultimately a form of empathy - it is taking whatever pain motivated the person and imagine that you have that same pain yourself.
If forgiveness is the ability to...
Once you've empathized with the person and decided they are also just human, ask yourself what role you want them to have in your life.
Let go of the emotional attachment that you've developed. Let the hatred and anger dissolve, let the thoughts of revenge and misfortune die.
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Our inner demons lead us to negatively judge ourselves, further leading to avoiding that judgment, and eventually starting the internal self-destruction, if the negative downward spiral is left unchecked.
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This can be a gradual process—and it doesn't necessarily include the person ...
If you decide you are willing to forgive, find a good place and time to be alone with your thoughts.
We are living in strange, moralistic and masochistic times, with massive problems that need to be confronted, daily.
Keeping oneself entangled in the daily news coverage only adds to our depr...
We need to protect our brain from negativity, hatred, and racism that we see all around us.
The outside world and its many twisted problems, shown to us 24/7 aren't helping us or our family in any positive way.
Our daily lives are filled with ugliness, and forgiveness is the key to survival in this age.
Instead of trying to fix everything, just remain calm, forgive and move on. This is one of the surest ways to get your happiness back.