Acceptance, compassion, and forgiveness. They are some of the most complex aspects of the healing journey. Some survivors even struggle against them and refuse to embrace these feelings. However, in order to thrive in your new life, it is important to explore them all.
Below we have gathered some valuable resources to get you started on that journey of discovery.
“You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.”
– Jan Glidewell
The Fragile Balance between Acceptance and Denial
Can You Make Peace with Your Painful Past?
Release the Past and Embrace the Future
Let Karma Take Care Of It
The Power of Acceptance: Stop Resisting and Find the Lesson
Make Peace With Your Past: 8 Ways to Accept It and Move On
Can You Ever Escape Your Past?
Save Your Energy for the Good Stuff
Accept the Past, Embrace the Future, and Live in the Present
“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”
– Dalai Lama
The Art of Self-Compassion
5 Strategies for Self-Compassion
Just Because the High Road Is a Bit of a Climb…
The Self-Compassion Miracle
How to Practice Compassion When It Seems Impossible
5 Ways To Practice Compassion—and Get Better at It
A Guide to Cultivating Compassion in Your Life, With 7 Practices
5 Ways to Feel More Love & Compassion for Yourself & Others
Forgiveness: Letting go of grudges and bitterness
Force of Forgiveness
Eight Essentials When Forgiving (Greater Good in Action)
How to Forgive When You Just Can’t Let Go
Never Tell Me to Forgive and Forget!
Why there is Freedom in Forgiveness
Forgive, Let Go, Stay Mad
Ubuntu and Forgiveness: Keys to Living an Abundant Life
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