Dealing with a breakup is never a pleasant experience. It hurts to have to let go of all that time and energy we dedicated to a person, but it’s better than letting a negative relationship continue. Fortunately, there are ways we can make a breakup easier and less painful. This post will teach you key [...]
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“Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.” – Oscar Wilde We have a natural tendency to blame ourselves when something goes wrong in our lives. This is because we have evolved to experience emotions like shame and regret, especially when we behave in a ways that violate the expectations of ourselves [...]
A healthy emotional life is not about never experiencing negative emotions, but learning how to channel them in positive and constructive ways. Here are some activities that are often effective in taking emotions like sadness, anger, or grief, and then using them to learn something about ourselves or creating a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
By not forgiving others we are simultaneously denying ourselves forgiveness for our own mistakes. This hypocrisy can eat away at our spirit, cripple our ability to do good, and leave us feeling down and empty. Therefore it is important to address these feelings and find reconciliation.