The idea of enacting revenge on someone who did you wrong is super appealing, sure.
What might be better is aiming for forgiveness – but that can be easier said than done.
Forgiving isn’t as easy as forgetting, and it can take some work to genuinely heal from a betrayal.
As with any skill, though, the ability to forgive is something you can practise and improve.
We chatted with Nima Patel, the founder of Mindful Champs and a certified Conscious Parenting Coach, for her essential steps to forgive, move forward, and stop letting resentment hold you back.
Let’s get into it.
Recognise that forgiving someone doesn’t make you weak
Nima tells Metro.co.uk: ‘People often hold on to pain and anger; whether someone hurt you 10 years ago or 6 months ago, we convince ourselves that we can’t afford to move past these emotions because this would”‘let them off the hook” and simply wouldn’t respect the hurt that they’ve…