Releasing the Past Will Make a Better Future Possible
Releasing things that happened in the past, especially when they affected us mentally and emotionally, is hard.
If we continue to relive them, we will suffer, and it will affect our attitude and outlook on life.
This issue focuses on dealing with the past and putting experiences that caused us pain behind, so we can focus on what's important to us.
Included in this issue:
- How to Put the Past Behind You (Video)
- Why Forgiving Someone Else is Really About You (Article)
- How to Forgive Yourself (Article)
- Forgiveness is the Key to Happiness (Article)
- How Forgiving Others Keeps You Healthy (Infographic)
- How Forgiveness Relates to Performance (Article)
- The 7 Steps to Forgiveness (Article)
Continue reading to find out.
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How to Put the Past Behind You
Everyone goes through difficult times in life. It’s not your mistakes or your difficulties that define you, but what you learn from them that matters.
So, how do you put the past behind you?
In this video, learn how you can put the past behind you, so you can start creating the future you want.
👉If you cannot complete or put the past behind, you will carry excess baggage, which will drain your mental and emotional energy levels.
- Credit: Jack Canfield
Why Forgiving Someone Else is Really About You
Forgiveness often gets a bad rap because it's perceived as condoning something a person did or letting someone off the hook.
Forgiveness is about you, not someone else.
In this podcast by npr, learn valuable reasons why the act of forgiveness isn't about them, but for you.
👉When you know forgiveness is something you do for yourself, practising it will not be as difficult.
- Credit: npr.org
How to Forgive Yourself
It's often harder to forgive ourselves. When we do something wrong, the feeling of guilt can linger for a long time.
In this post, learn the steps you can take to forgive yourself and free yourself from any guilt you may feel.
👉It's a lot harder to function at our best if we're carrying guilt, shame or other unproductive emotions. Learning to forgive ourselves will help with being able to forgive others.
- Credit: Deepak Chopra via Oprah.com
Forgiveness is the Key to Happiness
Whenever you resist practising forgiveness, ask yourself, "Would I rather hold on to the hurt or anger I felt, or would I rather be free from it and happy?'
In this post, learn why you need to practice letting go and forgiving others if you truly want to experience happiness.
👉You cannot experience happiness if you continue to hang on to hurt, anger, resentment or other toxic emotions. Forgiveness will free you mentally and emotionally.
- Credit: wisdomtimes.com
How Forgiving Others Keeps You Healthy
Forgiveness is good for your health!
In this post, get a scientific perspective on the power of forgiveness and how it can keep you healthy.
👉Forgiveness will help keep you mentally and emotionally healthy.
- Credit: Happify Daily
How Forgiveness Relates to Performance
Forgiveness can help us see things from other perspectives, which means we can reach solutions easier and faster.
In this post, learn how forgiveness relates to your performance and what you can achieve.
👉When we learn to forgive, we will improve how we show up daily, which will improve our attitude and how we perform.
- Credit: Profusion Group
The 7 Steps to Forgiveness
Forgiving others is just as important as forgiving yourself. It's not as simple as saying, "I forgive him/her or them." There are steps to follow to do it correctly.
In this post, learn the key steps you need to take to practice forgiveness.
👉Practicing forgiveness will make you a wiser, stronger, and a more aware person, which means the chances of having a similar experience will reduce.
- Credit: Deepak Chopra
Release the Guilt and Anxiety
- Credit: Gabby Bernstein
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5 Things That Will Happen When You Become Better at Forgiving Yourself
We often judge ourselves harshly for things we should not have done or said. Having the expectation we will not make mistakes can often lead to self-criticism, which does not serve us.
In this post, learn five things that will happen when you become better at forgiving yourself, which will help you be kinder to yourself and enhance your self-esteem.
👉It's important to remember self-forgiveness is an act of self-love, which is essential for you to become the best you can be.
Forgive the Past and Focus on the Future You Want
If you hang onto what happened in the past, you will continue to carry a heavy burden, which will affect your ability to appreciate the present moment or embrace new possibilities.
What would you prefer ⏤ hold on things that caused you pain and are stealing your joy now, or release the past and focus on the future you want?
The choice is yours.
If you release the past, you have a much better chance of creating the life you want.
MAKE IT COUNT
An action step you can take this week is forgive someone who caused you pain or triggered you. Forgive yourself first, then forgive them. Capture what you learned from the experience, so you can handle a similar situation the best way you can.
Have a great week. Thank you for reading. 🙏
And always remember, live your greatness! 🙌
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