Mark Wahlberg's Quest for Forgiveness

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How Do I Forgive Someone Who Won't Apologize?

"My dad and I get in a fight almost every time I go home. How can I learn to forgive him?" Read More

The Real Danger of Unforgiveness

How refusing to forgive past wrongs undermines our ability to build healthy relationships moving forward. Read More

How to Spot a Fake Apology

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Forgiveness Isn’t Supposed to be Easy

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Want to live a healthier life? Than you may want to start trying to move past your mistakes. Researchers at Brandeis University have published new findings in the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity that found that people who demonstrate “self-compassion,” and can move on from mistakes, had measurably lower levels of an inflammation compound in their bodies that is linked to stress. In the study, people who had high levels of self-compassion, had less of the stress agent interleukin-6—which is linked to a number of health problems including cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s—for days. This suggests that those who can’t forgive themselves carry harmful stress around for long periods of time. So, do yourself a favor, and give yourself a break ... Discuss