Generously shared by member Rosalind Sedacca, CCTOne of the consequences of a difficult divorce is being left with negative emotions about the experience. Many people struggle with long-term anger, bitterness,
revenge and/or rage following a divorce that they either can't, or choose not
your life affected by carrying the burden of these emotions? Are you suffering
from any health issues that just don't seem to go away?
forgiveness and generally define it as the process of letting go of the pain,
anger and resentment caused by an offense."
published this year found that men generally have a harder time forgiving than
feelings.""Not being able to forgive elevates stress and tension, and that affects the immune system. There have been many studies that say our mental health affects our
physical health."Today is a good day for you to explore the positive effect forgiveness can have in your life. Is your mental and physical health being hampered by holding on to
anger, resentment and other negative emotions? Are you tired of harboring the
weight of this constant burden? Would it be easier for you - and much better
for your children -- to forgive, knowing that your health and life are at risk?
happiness in our daily experiences. If you need help in seeing or understanding
the "Gift" of forgiveness, contact a counselor, divorce coach or
member of the clergy to talk about your challenges in confidence. You won't
Your Children -- with Love! The book provides fill-in-the-blank
templates for customizing a personal family storybook that guides children
through this difficult transition with optimum results. For more information
about the book, Rosalind's free articles, resources and free ezine, visit http://www.childcentereddivorce.com.
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