Great article on forgiveness by Mary Schlitt.
Sometimes words are grossly overused, and they can take on an unpleasant connotation. For instance, what comes to mind when you think of the word DIET? Do you feel all fuzzy inside? I’m guessing not! For me, the word brings thoughts of deprivation, endless salads and failure. So what about the words PERSONAL WELLNESS? The change in verbiage reframes the thought process to something a bit more positive. It speaks to self-care, living well, and a full life. In two decades of working with people, I find that it’s often necessary to reframe the word FORGIVENESS in order to begin the process.
Often, it’s easier to RELEASE someone than it is to FORGIVE someone.
So let’s begin to reframe the concept of forgiveness. In order to do that, let’s start by defining what forgiveness is not. In her book “The How of Happiness”, Sonja Lyubomirsky establishes the following:
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