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The Art of Letting Go - Eight Steps of Forgiveness

Forgiveness is often admired as a ideal, appreciated like "love" or "freedom." But, as with all lofty concepts, making forgiveness happen in our lives is another matter. The act of forgiving events, situations and people who have hurt us can bring us love and inner peace. There is no sure-fire formula to the process of letting go. But here are some steps to help you on your journey.

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  • AayushiT

    All of the points listed above do require a lot of self work, and this article highlights the difference that it can make. The point about having unspoken rules and the expectations that they imply, makes a lot of sense.

  • akashgavali

    let it go.....but never forget!

  • sucharu1981

    Hey! sharing my experience. The hard I tried, the harder it become to forgive. Then I tried a altogether different approach. I punished the person who wronged me in my imagination. I made him apologize for his actions, again in my imagination.Trust me, I felt at peace and even capable in empathize and in better position to understand his point of view.

  • vinnym

    the sweetest revenge is not allowing the person who has hurt us, to have an impact on our life.. --- This is so true and well said . Many can forget, but few can forgive.

  • k2pradeep

    Yes..one of the most difficult thing in life to practise

  • aamirshrofff

    It's too much to recall when we are hurt...

  • shamimak13

    Does anyone follow it?

  • Gladys Mathew

    hard to follow!