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Resentment

4 Real Solutions to Change Resentment Into Acceptance

Michael Feeley | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

It doesn't mean you have to like the person. It doesn't mean you have to make them change. Your criticisms might be 100 percent correct, but you do owe it to yourself and them to see the truth. And that will always make you free -- ending the war of inner thoughts and resentment.

There Really Is Only One Reason People Get Divorced

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 09.26.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

"He was cheating." She drank too much." "We just grew apart." "We fight all the time." These are all reasons people will tell you they got divorced. But I believe that all those reasons stem from one much larger "root:" resentment.

Since I Never Heard Back From You

Erin Donley | Posted 08.23.2014 | Business
Erin Donley

Anger is one of the easiest emotions to access. Some of us even look for an excuse to go there. "Since I never heard back" gives people permission to beat themselves up and unleash their silent rage.

Differences Aren't Inherently Problematic

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Differences can be used as a means of creating greater awareness, appreciation and understanding of each other's unique perspectives. It is, after all, our differences more than our similarities that attracted us to each other in the first place.

Recovery Expressions That Blew My Mind

Anna David | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Anna David

Sitting in meetings, or just talking to people outside of them, I'd hear stuff that some could say was were nearly cliché-like in its simplicity but it made so much sense that I couldn't help repeating it to nearly everyone I came into contact with.

How To Care For Yourself When You're A Caregiver

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Self care is non-negotiable. Unchecked, the stress of caregiving will eat at your relationships, hamper your work outside the home, and make you sick. The person you're caring for deserves better -- and so do you.

Is There (Marital) Life After an Affair?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The consequences of an affair may have more to do with how each partner responds to it than the affair itself. As many couples have discovered, even in the midst of the most painful circumstances, when there is a shared intention to heal, repair and take responsibility, what may have previously seemed impossible can become a reality.

Stop Saying the Word 'Should'

Hannah Braime | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Hannah Braime

I've been on a quest to replace my "should" with alternative vocabulary that is healthier and more accepting -- both of myself and of other people. The longer I'm on this quest, the more I realize the damage the word "should" does to our self-relationship and our relationships with others.

Don't Drink Poison

Margery Leveen Sher | Posted 02.07.2014 | World
Margery Leveen Sher

If Mandela could get beyond his resentment of his treatment and the treatment of an entire country of black South Africans, surely there can be hope for other people to do the same in other areas of the world.

Money! Money! Where's the Money Honey?

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 12.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

If a couple embraces the tracking of money as a way of supporting each others survival, the idea of counting dollars becomes a powerful way to say "I love you" to each other. They can feel like they are working together so they can not only survive, but thrive -- together!

Let There Be Light: A Mindfulness Practice to Dispel Darkness

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 12.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The practice is to remind yourself that in those unavoidable moments of darkness that come with the privilege of living in a human skin, it is the nature of the light to give itself to you unconditionally.

Would You Reconnect With a Terminally Ill Ex?

Anne Vitiello | Posted 11.17.2013 | Divorce
Anne Vitiello

Life unfolds, regardless. Years accumulate, whether we grow or heal, or not. And the things that we can't make peace with, we just learn to live with. Or put way up high and in the back on the "forget or deny" shelf.

10 New Steps to Getting Unstuck by Forgiving

Dr. Karin L. Smithson | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karin L. Smithson

"Giving forth" is a powerful spiritual step of change. Reinforcing this emotional chapter of your journey will be important as your mind, body and spirit learn to function in a new way.

Border Defense for Personal Development

Bradley Foster | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Bradley Foster

Takers can't take anything from us unless we give it to them. Having good boundaries is a balance of our needs and beliefs and what we can do to support the other person. We are authentic and genuine when we are in harmony with ourselves and the other's boundaries.

Forgiveness

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Forgiveness means that you are choosing to release the grip you've continued to allow people and situations from your past to have over you in the present. It is a gift of acceptance you give to yourself; the very gift that allows for true freedom from all that has come before.

Is Your Child Acting Out? The 4 'R's' That May Be Causing It

Anat Baniel | Posted 08.27.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

When your child starts acting out more intensely than before, have you ever noticed that your own stress levels prior to that moment were rising, too?

A Simple Way To Move From Anger To Peace

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Sophia Mohr

Usually, we are not, in fact, upset about the facts. We are upset about our interpretations of the facts, and particularly, when we take these facts to mean we are being attacked or rejected in some way.

How to Let Go of Anger and Do Deep Emotional Work

Roya R. Rad, MA, PsyD | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Roya R. Rad, MA, PsyD

Remember, feelings that are buried alive do not die but try. When I was doing my own deep emotional healing, I learned that I had layers of these buried emotions. I started with the basic and went deeper so as not to overwhelm myself.

6 Ways To Feel Less Resentful

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Resentment comes when you feel angry that you've been treated unfairly. But what is "fair" when deciding who should do what work?

How To Let Go Of Resentment (And Why You Should)

Mind Body Green | Caroline Rushforth | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living

When we are hurt, it can be very difficult to simply forgive and forget. We feel pain, anger, sadness or guilt over things that people have said or do...

The Down Side of Resentment

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Proactive, clear, authentic, transparent communication and forgiveness will set us free from the energy of resentment, anger and bondage to the past.

How I Stopped Resenting My Ex

Miriam Novogrodsky | Posted 06.12.2012 | Divorce
Miriam Novogrodsky

Divorce is like a death, but you don't bury anyone. You both die and continue to walk around bumping into each other.

Tips For Letting Go Of Anger And Resentment, From Tony Robbins (WATCH)

Posted 09.04.2013 | MarloThomas

Peak performance strategist Tony Robbins shares tips for letting go of anger and resentment. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSe...

A Father (And Rabbi) Loses His Son To A Drunk Driver

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 05.22.2012 | Religion
Carole Bennett, MA

Redemption and forgiveness are not freely given or passively obtained -- they are earned and require actions beyond jail times, beyond any financial settlement.

Soul-Talk: Are You Stuck In The Toxic Apology Trap?

Russell Bishop | Posted 04.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Surely you have had someone give you a half-hearted apology that left you feeling cold inside. In fact, haven't you been the one giving that "I'm-kind-of-sort-of-sorry" apology yourself?