Jun 22, 2021
Another word for forgiving yourself is showing compassion to yourself. There is much talk about showing compassion and grace to others with pleas for money, help and time. But if we don’t practice forgiving ourselves first, we have a lot less to give to others especially emotionally.
The lack of forgiving yourself can result in anger, bitterness and depression which may seem puzzling as they don’t seem to be directly linked back to forgiveness. But with our society’s focus on perfectionism and comparison to others, the act of self-forgiveness is one that I feel needs addressed. A runaway social media culture has magnified this need. Here we will talk about four areas that will help you in forgiving yourself. Full article: Forgiving Yourself