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Forgiveness

Forgiveness is one of the 12 traits of social responsibility. A forgiving person is ready and willing to forgive others. A forgiving person accepts other people for who they are and avoids holding a grudge.

Forgiveness eBook

2018-03-09T01:13:59+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Forgiveness, Health, Parenting|

Forgiveness has emerged as a leading topic of interest on Yellowbrick, with a growing wealth of content in our Forum. This eBook is a compilation of our best web content addressing forgiveness. Several of the articles are written by author and educator, Dr. Amy Alamar -- the instructor of Yellowbrick's "Forgiveness" online parenting course. Many [...]

Family struggles with anger and forgiveness when relative is dying

2018-03-09T01:14:36+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Forgiveness, Psychology|

Watching a loved one die tests some family members’ relationships with God or the higher being of one’s faith. And the spiritual anger and resentment grow with the level of pain and suffering their family member endures, according to researchers at Case Western Reserve University.   Psychologist Julie Exline and palliative care advanced practice nurse [...]

Learning to Forgive May Improve Well-Being

2018-03-09T01:14:37+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Forgiveness, Health|

Forgiveness may be good for your health, according to Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource.   Holding a grudge appears to affect the cardiovascular and nervous systems. In one study, people who focused on a personal grudge had elevated blood pressure and heart rates, as well as increased muscle tension and feelings of being less in control. When [...]

Letting It Go: Take Responsibility, Make Amends and Forgive Yourself

2018-04-29T12:48:05+00:00 December 18th, 2016|Accountability, Forgiveness, Health, Relationships|

Forgiving ourselves for hurting another is easier if we first make amends — thus giving our inner selves a “moral OK,” according to Baylor University psychology researchers.   The research, published in The Journal of Positive Psychology, is significant because previous studies show that the inability to self-forgive can be a factor in depression, anxiety [...]

How to Process When Your Spouse Cheats

2018-03-09T01:14:37+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Forgiveness, Uncategorized|

There are various reasons for which a spouse may feel inclined to make the tumultuous decision to cheat. It is a difficult situation to face, but know that it is not impossible.   There are many emotions that you will experience at this time. When I found out my husband of five years cheated on [...]

One of the times I was a bad mom

2018-03-09T01:14:37+00:00 May 29th, 2016|Forgiveness, Parenting|

When my son was just 2 months old, I had a moment of bad parenting that left me horrified, ashamed and guilt-ridden by my own actions. I had brought him out to a friend’s birthday luncheon. The ladies clamored to see, hold and cuddle my handsome little newborn. As he tired from the excitement, I [...]