Forgiveness

Sitting on his bunk bed, locked behind juvenile detention bars, 17-year-old Damon feels his breath softly rising and falling. As another angry thought surfaces, he remembers his mindfulness lesson and notices the tension in his body. He smiles at...

My name is Jennifer Thompson. In 1984, I was a college student, 22 years old, and was brutally raped at knifepoint in my apartment. During the attack, I made a very concerted effort to pay attention to the facial features and anything I could...

1. Know exactly how you feel about what happened and be able to articulate what about the situation is not okay. Then, tell a trusted couple of people about your experience.

2. Make a commitment to yourself to do what you have to do to...

How do we forgive those who have hurt us? How is it possible to reconcile our differences with individuals who have done us harm or hurt our families or those responsible for committing deliberate...

Your experiences and challenges are based in what you have chosen to learn and heal in this lifetime. Remember that our lessons are only as tough as they need to be to get our attention and bring healing.

But all of our lessons are about...

Do you need to forgive someone in your life? What if that someone is you? The late Debbie Ford guides you through a visualization exercise to help you find compassion for yourself.

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Negative thinking, skepticism, and control create restrictions in your life that may prevent you from experiencing what means the most. James Van Praagh illustrates how.

It is extremely difficult for...

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