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Forgiving

Learning to Fly

Rabbi Will Berkovitz | Posted 09.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Will Berkovitz

The month and days preceding the Jewish High Holidays are when we do what is called a heshbon nefesh: an accounting of the soul. We talk to the folks we may have had challenges with in the past year and we strive to make amends -- to ask for forgiveness.

How To Let Go, Forgive And Ultimately Feel Better

Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By Chris Iliades, M.D. Reviewed by Niya Jones, M.D., MPH Being able to forgive a life-changing hurt, humiliation or injustice has emotional and ...

The Power Of Forgiveness

Inc. | Jeff Haden | Posted 05.09.2014 | World

Back then, when a person was pulled over, he didn't stay in his car and wait for the officer to approach. Instead, he'd take the walk of shame back to...

5 Steps To Forgiving Your Ex

Debbie Martinez, M.A. | Posted 05.19.2014 | Divorce
Debbie Martinez, M.A.

"Yeah, right! Are you serious?" I hear it all the time from hurt, betrayed and emotionally abused clients who crave to move on but continue to carry t...

5 Ways Parents Can Teach Their Kids To Forgive

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 05.17.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Teach your children that their best revenge is to move on and find their happy.

5 People To Forgive Before The Year Ends

Posted 11.13.2013 | OWN

By Amy Shearn There's plenty that can drop off your to-do list. Here is what cannot: letting go of unproductive anger. Yvette, Of Yvette's Th...

A House Remodel That Matters

Robert Hoch | Posted 12.02.2013 | Religion
Robert Hoch

What would it be like to "recalculate" what you're owed, cutting that amount by half?

Finding Forgiveness

Annie Chagnot | Posted 10.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Annie Chagnot

For four years I spent my days reading about the value of forgiveness. But it wasn't until I switched careers to teach in a high-need middle school that I came to understand at a visceral level just how precious and essential forgiveness is, and how it miraculously plays out in daily life.

Sticks and Stones

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 08.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Nate Holzapfel

You are the only person with the power to control yourself. Being you is more than just your favorite color or your favorite food, it's about becoming the person you are capable of being. Creating the real you can be a life-long journey.

How Do You Forgive the Kid Who Murdered Your Son?

Suzan McDowell | Posted 09.02.2013 | Miami
Suzan McDowell

I cannot even imagine how to process the phone call informing you your child is dead. How does the brain take that kind of attack? According to Maria and George Gough, the only way they could live with themselves was to forgive their son's killer in the middle of the trial.

How Forgiving Are You?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

For-give-ness: Pronunciation: \-ˈgiv-nəs\ -- noun -- The act of letting go of one's anger towards someone for having hurt, wounded, betrayed, injur...

What Is Forgiveness?

Pragito Dove | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

I could put my energy into anger and resentment, or focus on loving myself and enjoying my life. How I came to choose the latter is explained in this video.

Why You Should Absolutely Let Go Of Those Grudges

Project Compassion Stanford | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Project Compassion Stanford

These studies show us the cost of not forgiving others can be physically taxing on us. It seems like the world appeared more daunting to our participants who had recalled an incident where they had not forgiven their perpetrator.

5 Strategies To Help You Forgive

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

While research indicates that training in forgiveness can actually bring about improvements in both well-being and health, actually forgiving can be easier said than done. If forgiveness is something you want to practice, try one of these strategies.

Forgiveness Is a Verb: It Takes Work

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

Most of us think of forgiveness as a gift that we give to another person. But first and foremost, forgiveness is a gift we give to ourselves.

Do You Need To Forgive?

Ron Nikkel | Posted 05.25.2013 | Religion
Ron Nikkel

By forgiving a person who has afflicted or tormented me I am first of all refusing to let the wrong and evil that I am suffering to control my life -- my thoughts and my emotions.

Why Is Forgiving People Hard For Many People?

Quora | Posted 05.14.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Frank Heile, Physicist, Software Engineer, Consciousness Theory This answer is dedicated to ...

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...

4 Ways To Forgive And Let Go

Ashley Turner | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Turner

Although forgiving someone (or ourselves) can happen in an instant, my experience is that it is usually a much more lengthy process requiring great patience, trust, persistence and prayer -- more like peeling an onion or a lotus blossoming than a lightning bolt.

Forgiveness Is Choosing to Love

Pragito Dove | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

Do you find it easy to forgive people who have hurt or abused you in some way? I didn't until I started to understand that I was hurting myself more by maintaining a tight knot of resentment and anger toward the people who had wronged me.

Are You Ready to Speak Your Truth?

Lisa Haisha | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

Look at your own life and remember times when you've cheated, lied or done something wrong on whatever level. How did it make you feel, regardless of how small the incident?

Choosing Peace: On Being Mindful, Willing And Forgiving

Tara Brach | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

It's easy to feed the fearful, angry wolf. Especially if we've experienced great wounding, the anger pathway can become deeply ingrained in our system. Yet, we do have a choice.

Has Anyone Done Something Unforgivable to You? What Was It? (WATCH)

Posted 01.04.2013 | MarloThomas

Microphone in hand, I went out and asked the people of New York: Has anyone done something unforgivable to you? What was it? var src_url="htt...

How To Have Forgiveness For Sandy Hook And Other Unthinkable Acts

Sura | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Sura

We must learn to forgive, not just for ourselves, but because we influence the rest of the world, including our loved ones and families. Forgiveness is deeply healing. It allows us to live free in the present moment.

How I Learned to Forgive (Or the Best Damn Psychic Reading I Ever Had)

Virginia Bell | Posted 02.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Virginia Bell

Sitting there at the kitchen table covered with coffee cups and an ashtray full of cigarette butts, I began to slowly comprehend that working on my problems wasn't the same as healing them. "You didn't forgive him." Those four words changed my life.