Wellness – Getting Started & Next Steps
How You Can Bring Healing Through Forgiveness
It is common to be upset by other people’s actions and words. Many people tend to harbor feelings of resentment and hatred towards those who have offended them all their lifetime. This is detrimental to your psychological well-being. Wisdom dictates that you let go every hurt and pain caused you by others.
This is instrumental in helping you to live a fulfilled life. People live in denial and thus hurt them. You can have mental challenges due to bitterness and anger.
Forgiving is a choice you make. You can become sick as a result of failure to forgive. You can, therefore, heal diseases like hypertension by deciding to forgive your offenders. You have to admit that no one is exceptional to hurt. Offense may occur in the workplace, school, and church or at home. This can lead to resentment and anger. You should refuse to be captured in the bait of lack of forgiveness which makes you only to see the world using a blurred negative angle You lose rationality when you develop severe stress. People who are like this make decisions that are not well thought which can lead to detrimental results.
You should focus your energies on the good things that have happened in your life rather than be consumed by angry thoughts towards others.
Forgiving does not in any way absolve the offender from their wrong, but it frees you. Many evils happen due to anger and resentment in the hearts of men. You are bound to suffer depression if your mind harbor painful memories of what others have done to you. Your well-being is highly affected by the failure to forgive other people.
It is wonderful to forgive others. You feel like a person who was imprisoned and has been freed. Forgiveness releases calmness into your life. It is easier to relate to others when you are not harboring bitterness. You can relate well to others if you do not harbor ill feelings.
Folks who have chosen to walk this path of forgiveness can reduce stress as well as anxiety that comes with bitterness. Bitterness can cause an abnormal flow of blood in your body which has lethal effects. Therefore, the moment you choose to forgive it becomes normal. The body becomes stronger in fighting sickness once they forgive.
The moment you choose to forgive, you allow yourself many benefits that come with releasing any bitterness. A forgiving heart is the one that stops being bound by the cords of the past wrongs and lives in the present. It’s a herculean task for you to decide to forgive the wrongdoers in your life. Sometimes it takes a lot of courage to forgive someone who has offended you. One also needs to know that they have offended others in the past and they also need forgiveness.