Why and how we should forgive

Most of us have trouble letting go of the grudges we hold when we’re wronged in life. The fact is, we all get hurt from time to time, even by people we love. For everyone, in order to move and live a happy, healthy life, forgiveness is crucial. Here’s why and how we should forgive.

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On forgiveness: Why and how we should forgive

I used to want to hate my way out of hurt. I thought that if I hated someone enough, I could erase them from my life. Of course, that backfired. The thought of them only kept the anger sizzling inside me longer. I finally realized that I would never be able to delete the person […]

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Why we should believe in people and forgive.

People let us down. When someone doesn’t rise up to our expectations we immediately cross them out. We label them as bad, unable to forgive them, or give them a second chance. Yet, if we can find it in our hearts to start seeing people in a more compassionate light, we might avoid the damage […]

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Why I walked away with nothing.

Now, as the year comes to an end, I reflect on what has transpired and I’m OK with most everything. When I was blindsided by my husband’s request for a divorce, I nodded, got my bags and walked away without a fight and with nothing.

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When to keep silent.

As honest as we might want to be, there are times we must remain silent. Keeping a secret even when it means we will live tormented by it. We have to learn to live with it somehow, hoping that in time it will become easier.

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How to get on people’s shit list.

We all have lists and there is one that depending on the person, you are in or out. How to get on people’s shit lists has a lot to do with tolerance and how much people care to overlook some things you do if they care for you enough. I’m guilty of many “peccadilloes,” and […]

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7 life lessons to survive.

I was once young too! Here are a few things I wish I had known back then. 7 life lessons to abide by! Wouldn’t it be great if, at birth, the doctor gave us a life instruction manual to follow? It would explain why we’re here, what to expect and also tell us how to achieve […]

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When empathy is bad.

Trying to walk in other people’s shoes and understanding where they are coming from is a good thing. It brings us closer and makes us more sensitive to other’s problems, but if you over empathise it can get confusing. Where do you set the limit? The line between you and others can become hazy and […]

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