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Letting Go of a Grudge

Insecurities: Where They Start and How to Get Rid of Them

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.24.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Make a list for yourself. Write down all of the positives that you like about yourself. Make a list of the negatives, too. Then, as you are reading the good and the bad, ask yourself, "Is this truly how I feel, or has someone made me feel this way?"

FACE IT: Is It Worth Taking a Grudge to the Grave?

Michele Willens | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Michele Willens

In the end, it's not about denial or even weighing the risks against the consequences. It's about confronting these things head on when they happen and hopefully finding a way to get past the hurt, the anger, the denial.

The One Tried-And-True Way To Get Over A Grudge

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristen Sturt | Posted 02.20.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored / Than to anything on which it is poured....

Family Businesses Are the Worst Companies

Ellen Rohr | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Ellen Rohr

How stressful is it for everyone when Mr. and Mrs. Business Owner give conflicting directions... then fight about it in the break room.

The Greatest Gift You Can Give Yourself

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Gisonni

Each experience you have in life is a lesson, especially those that are most damaging to you. Once you forgive yourself and others, you give yourself the gift of emotional freedom.

WATCH: The Forgiveness Aha That Changed Oprah's Life

OWN | Posted 03.11.2013 | OWN

After 25 years and more than 30,000 guests, Oprah says it was one man's definition of forgiveness on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” that changed her lif...

How To Let Go Of Grudges For A Peaceful Holiday Season

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

It takes more energy to be angry with someone than it does to be peaceful, yet people hold on to grudges for months, years, and even decades. The reason is simple: It protects them.

What You Can Gain From Practicing Forgiveness

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Fundamentally, forgiveness frees you from the tangles of anger and retribution, and from preoccupations with the past or with the running case in your mind about the person with whom you're angry.

4 Steps To Forgiveness

Randy Kamen Gredinger, Ed.D | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Randy Kamen Gredinger, Ed.D

Forgiveness means giving up the suffering of the past and being willing to forge ahead with far greater potential for inner freedom. Besides the reward of letting go of a painful past, there are powerful health benefits that go hand-in-hand with the practice of forgiveness.

When Holding A Grudge Can Be Good For Your Health

Posted 10.31.2012 | OWN

By Martha Beck Stood up by a friend? Let down by your sister? Thrown for a loop by a coworker? Martha Beck says the right-size grudge can shiel...

The Problem with Closure

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 08.08.2012 | Women
Shira Hirschman Weiss

We may claim we want closure when in reality we desire an outcome that differs from the one we got. This is all too often the result of self-absorption, placing too much importance on one's pride.

How To Stop Holding Grudges

Real Simple | Posted 02.23.2012 | Women

"You're doing it again," my friend Sally whispered to me one night, not long ago. "Doing what?" I asked her, feigning innocence. We were at dinner ...

Confronting the Past

Elissa Kravetz | Posted 03.13.2012 | Impact
Elissa Kravetz

While I did not find my friend, my eyes did stumble on someone. They stumbled on HER. The girl who was my one time best friend while growing up, only to turn and create months and months of misery for me. The girl who I've thought about for the past 20 years, but who I haven't seen since high school...

How To Keep Your Cool With An Infuriating Ex

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 03.07.2012 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

Why not use this time of new beginnings to resolve to flip the anger switch to "off" and to get on with your own life; to stop giving the ex the satisfaction of knowing you can still be turned inside out by the same ol', same 'ol routines?

The Art Of Forgiveness: How To Let Go Of Old Anger And Move Forward In The New Year

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.27.2011 | Healthy Living

By Matthew D. Della Porta for YouBeauty.com Earlier this year, in Bloomington, Indiana, Adam Sarnecki confronted a man breaking into a parked car. ...

How You Can Forgive Your Ex-Spouse

Deborah Moskovitch | Posted 09.22.2014 | Divorce
Deborah Moskovitch

Forgiveness and letting go are topics that often arise in my divorce consulting practice.

Dwelling On Your Problems? An Easy But Radical Way To Stop

Hale Dwoskin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hale Dwoskin

Give this radical approach to problem-solving a try when you find yourself dwelling on your problems and I'm confident that you, too, will begin to experience the joy and the freedom that each new moment brings.

How to Let Go of a Grudge

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

You haven't fully let go of a grudge until you have apologized to the person you're holding it against. Until you do, it will continue to eat away at ...