Resources and tools

Workbook with six sections about how to become more forgiving individual-  fivestep model by Everett L. Worthington, Jr

Strategies to work through anger and resentment

Forgiveness tips and exercises

Nine steps to forgiveness


Forgiveness for yourself and others

Quotes about forgiveness

Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies. Nelson Mandela

The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment. Elbert Hubbard

Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.  Jonathan Lockwood Hule

The elimination diet: remove anger, regret, resentment, guilt, blame, and worry. Then watch your health, and life, improve.   Charles Glassman

Forgive those who insult you, attack you, belittle you or take you for granted. But more than this forgive yourself for allowing them to hurt you.   Unknown

Letting go helps us to to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not belong to us. This frees us from unnecessary stress.   Melody Beattie

Do you think peace of mind can be found in holding a grudge…or harboring resentment…or wallowing in thoughts of what could have been? Me neither.  Dr. Steven Maraboli

Holding a grudge is like letting someone live rent free in your head. Unknown

Resentment is a mental resistance to, a non-acceptance of, something which has already happened … an emotional rehashing, or re-fighting of some event in the past. You cannot win, because you are attempting to do the impossible–change the past. – Maxwell Maltz

When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free. Catherine Ponder

The heart is like a garden. It can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds will you plant there? Jack Kornfield

Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you. Norman Vincent Peale

What we don’t recognize is that holding onto resentment is like holding onto your breath. You’ll soon start to suffocate. Deepak Chopra

Jay Shetty – Forgiveness

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