Let’s Talk About Forgiving Yourself (Day 10)In our forgiveness journey, it is hardest to forgive yourself. Until that is done, you are essentially stalled. It is that important.Focus On The Growth (Day 28)Yes, the end goal has been increased peace of mind and happiness, but to get there, we had to wade through all the ugly stuff first and work hard at forgiving it.The Beam In My EyeCan you see to remove the speck of dust in another’s eye? Should you remove the beam in your own first? Far to often, the failings we see in others reflects our own sins.Why Forgiveness Is So Important (Day 4)When we forgive, a self-built prison of anger and pain comes down and we move on with our lives. But what happens when we ignore forgiveness? When we hold onto anger, hurt, grudges and feelings of revenge, it prevents us from moving on. That means that end up feeling stuck and trapped in the anger.Treat Them Like AdultsSo many women complain that their husbands are “just another child to take care”. Guess whose fault that is?Learn To Live In The Present (Day 29)The past happens, and it has effects, but happiness comes from living in the present.Gratitude Can Help You Forgive (Day 18)When we spend time taking note of everything for which we are grateful, and we consciously express that gratitude, our entire manner of thinking starts to shift.The Freeing Feeling Of Forgiveness (Day 8)We often don’t realize just how much we’re held back by the pain, anger, grudges and resentment that we hold. By choosing to hold a grudge, we create a prison that keeps us trapped in those negative feelings.The Mystery of Giving – Prosper through GenerosityConsider sharing your time and money with others. You’ll be surprised by the benefits you receive by sharing your resources. Pain Never Cancels Out Pain (Day 11)Misunderstandings, differences, and sometimes malice, we are hurt by people we love dearly and by those we barely know, but paying back hurt with hurt never helps anyone.This Is What Forgiveness Is Really About (Day 14)So exactly who is forgiveness all about? Well, it’s not about THEM! It’s not about that horrible boss, or your ex-spouse, or your abusive parents.Dealing with Holiday Tension When the Family Gets TogetherStress, togetherness & personal differences can make tempers fly during the holidaysWhen Forgiveness Gives You A False Sense Of Power (Day 7)There’s an interesting thing that happens when we forgive for the wrong reasons. It’s not good, but the reaction, the story we tell ourselves, is common.Take Responsibility For Your Own Part (Day 27)Seeing the situation from the other’s perspective can help us understand when we might not have a monopoly on being right.Starting The Process Of Forgiveness (Day 16)Now that you understand the basics, it’s time to start the process of forgivenessForgiveness Is a Decision (Day 12)Forgiveness is a decision, a choice that we must make daily. It is not an emotion, even though it does an affect on our emotions.Practice Makes Perfect (Day 24)Like everything else in life, practice makes perfect when it comes to forgiveness. Even when you think you have it all under control, something will come up and you will need to practice again!Talk It Out (Day 23)Often – not always, but often – misunderstandings are at the root of our anger and pain. Sometimes we are just having difficulty understanding and seeing their point of view. Sometimes we feel misunderstood and ignored.Forgiveness Is A Process (Day 13)Forgiveness starts as a decision, but it’s a process. Learning to forgive can take a long time and a lot of tears and work. But it’s worth it.How to Recognize an Abusive Relationship Here in Canada, there were 88,000 reported cases of domestic violence in 2013. Canadian police say only about 1/3 are reported.