As a therapist and in my personal life, practising forgiveness has proven to be the most effective choice when faced with challenging emotions.
- Mental Health & Well-Being
You’ve been hurt by someone, and the pain consumes you so much that you don’t know what to do.
Writers seem to consistently pass over the importance of forgiveness in mental health literature.
Happy people are more forgiving than unhappy people.
Forgiving is hard especially when there’s too much emotion associated with it.
Whether we are overcoming childhood trauma or releasing resentments, when we learn to practise forgiveness in our daily lives, everything in life transforms.
The Forgiveness Project is an award-winning, secular organisation that collects and shares real stories of forgiveness to build understanding.
When I was 13, in a flat belonging to my friend’s mother who was away for the weekend, I was attacked by two teenage American students.
We’ve all received them, we’ve all given them, and we’ve probably all seen many made in the public eye.