Forgiveness can affect your emotional health

Forgiveness can affect your emotional health

Emotional health and well-being come from regular work, and effort spent making healthy choices and engaging in healthy activities. Like physical health where you choose diet and exercise to care for your body, you have to make conscious decisions to be emotionally healthier, less negative, and from that, filled with less pain. One thing that people who are emotionally healthy often do is to forgive others who have done them wrong in some way. Read more

Happiness as forgiveness

Happiness as forgiveness

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned. -Buddha

Some who have sought out the secret to happiness believe that maybe there is no secret. It could be a conscious set of things we can do each day that will help us feel better, live longer, and be healthier. One of those things that we can do is to learn to forgive one another for the things we do consciously or unconsciously that can cause harm to others. There are many benefits to forgiveness alone, but the simple fact that it will help us be happier is enough to say it is a thing worth doing. Let’s look at some simple ways we can practice forgiveness. Read more