Forgiveness is often seen as a sign of weakness. But in reality, it takes great strength to forgive someone who has wronged you. By forgiving, you are choosing to let go of anger and resentment, and instead, focus on healing and moving forward.
Studies have shown that forgiveness can bring physical, mental, and emotional benefits. For example, forgiveness has been linked to lower blood pressure, reduced anxiety and depression, and increased self-esteem. When we forgive those who have hurt us, we also give ourselves the gift of peace. So next time you find it hard to forgive someone, remember that forgiveness is a powerful act of self-care. It might not be easy, but it is always worth it.
•I invite you to take a deep breath.
• Take a moment to imagine yourself being more calm, peaceful, and focused in this gentle place.
• Repeat affirmation.
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