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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...

How Guilt Plays Tricks On Your Mind

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Recent studies demonstrate that guilt is more of a trickster than we realized. Guilt influences our unconscious as well as our conscious minds. The ways in which it does so are quite surprising.

The Biggest Regrets We Had In 2013

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

As 2013 winds down (why does it feel like we always go skidding into the holidays instead of any actual "winding down?") we tend to reflect on the wou...

The Science Of Trusting: How Can You Get Someone To Trust You?

Wray Herbert | Posted 10.30.2013 | TED Weekends
Wray Herbert

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhile some people will never offer or accept amends, it appears that others are able with time to forgive. But why is that? Is there a fundamental psychological difference between those who accept reparations readily -- or even seek them out -- and those who do not?

You Can Take It With You But Might Not Want To

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Surprisingly, The Top Five Regrets of the Dying is not a depressing book. It illuminates ways in which even during the final stage of life, there can be redemption and acceptance through the expression and openhearted exchange of honesty and gratitude.

Regret vs. Remorse

Tenzin Norbu | Posted 02.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Tenzin Norbu

No one is bad and sinful by nature; rather, we are projecting these characteristics onto the objects we are viewing in this way. Both non-virtuous and virtuous actions arise because of the way we view things, and we have the ability to eliminate ignorant views and replace them with "right view."

Atonement for Atonement's Sake

Lauren Cahn | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

While I have never participated consistently in any form of organized Judaism, and while I cannot bring myself to believe in the magic of a "Book of Life" exactly, I am intrigued by Judaism's prescribed process for atonement.

Make Cash Off Your Daily Deal Remorse

Emily Cohn | Posted 03.13.2012 | Money

Welcome to A Dollar A Day, where every day we'll dish out creative and quirky ways to save on your living expenses. Daily deal sites like Groupon ...

The Dangers of Forgiving Too Easily

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marina Cantacuzino

It's not fair to expect victims of abuse, rape or torture to turn the other cheek with ease. All too often we sanitize and simplify forgiveness, when in fact it's an arduous, exhausting task.

Stop Apologizing for Who You Are

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

Apologizing for who we are is often about us thinking or saying some version of, "I'm bad, it's my fault, or don't hate me," as if we're a child looking for validation or approval.

Damon Evans' UGA Fiasco: It's Easy to Pile On

Dr. Wendy Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dr. Wendy Jacobson

Damon Evans' DUI arrest certainly represents a failing, and it's appropriate that he has been removed from his post as the University of Georgia's Athletic Director. But is he really the total "scumbag" of his current media portrayal?

Jesus Did Not Say 'Forgive and Forget'

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anne Dilenschneider

According to the VA, at least 30% of American servicewomen (and many men) have diagnosed cases of Military Sexual Trauma, a form of PTSD. The perpetrators are usually servicemen and commanders.

How To Handle The Burden Of Someone Else's Apology

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

An apology indicates some element of remorse, and it provides a potential resolution to a stalemate situation so that a relationship can move on. But if this is true, why do they so often feel like a burden?

Just Listen: Giving Michael Vick a Second Chance

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

Michael Vick will need to realize that he triggered in his fans and certainly all animal lovers the 3 H's of Hurt, Hate and Hesitation to Trust. To reverse each of those he will need to respond with the 3 R's of Remorse, Restitution and Rehabilitation before those people will give him a second chance.