Renowned psychologist and bestselling author Dr. Harriet Lerner sheds light on the essential ingredients of a true apology.
How was your last day of 2013? Did it end with spectacular fireworks display? For some, you are probably still waiting to usher in the new year. I hope you have had or are having a wonderful time with your loved ones on the last day of 2013.
When we forgive the person, we free ourselves from the hurt the person incurred. We also free ourselves from the needs to know the ‘WHYs’ and ‘HOWs.’ Why did he do this to me? How could she betray my trust? Why did they hurt me like this? And more self-beating questionings and torments to which we may never get any answer or relief.
It was said to be written by the 90 years old Regina Brett. Turned out that she written these 45 Lessons Life Taught Me the day before she turned 45. And she is far from 90.
.. and as you all can see, the ball has stopped half way to its perch. it’s suspended there to remind us before we pop the champagne and celebrate the new year, to stop, and reflect on the year that has gone by, to remember both our triumphs and our missteps, our promises made and broken, the times we opened ourselves up to great adventures …
Inspired by a reading yesterday, I would like to share these ways to simplifying your life.
Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves.