Today’s Solutions: May 25, 2024

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3 habits of the happiest people

Think of the happiest people you know. Do you find yourself often wondering what they are doing to maintain a general level of joy? There has been a lot of discussion in the scientific world about whether our overall levels of happiness are the result of a genetic lottery that leads to a “set Read More...

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3 Evidence-based reasons forgiveness is good for your health

Humans are social creatures, and as such, our relationships are crucial to our health and wellbeing. However, our relationships are always in flux. Let’s face it: none of us are perfect, which means that people disagree, make mistakes, and miscommunicate, which cultivates tension and negative Read More...

The power of forgiveness: How

The power of forgiveness: How to let go of an emotional burden

Learning to forgive doesn't always come easy, and it's a patient and tender process. Many times, forgiveness can feel more like a weakness than an act of courage and strength. But in reality, it can be one of the most powerful things you can do. What is forgiveness?: In simple terms, Read More...

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The gospel of forgiveness therapy

Can forgiving improve your health? Researchers studying the Forgiveness Therapy model say it can. Forgiveness therapy reduces anger and promotes emotional health through forgiving those who cause psychological injury. Asked how he became the poster child for what he refers to as “forgiveness Read More...

I defeat my enemy when I make

I defeat my enemy when I make him my friend

Three stories about people who have confronted tragedy yet managed to see a way to get beyond rage and revenge and move toward reconciliation. Elik Elhanan | May 2008 issue Learning to speak How one Israeli man lost his sister in a terrorist bombing and found his voice to fight for peace. By Elik Read More...

The chance for new beginnings

The chance for new beginnings

Nineteen eighty-six Nobel Peace Prize-winner Desmond Tutu talks to Ode about the necessity for forgiveness. Lekha Singh | December 2006 issue The Most Reverend Desmond Mpilo Tutu stands out as a man of conviction and compassion. Raised and educated under the racist South African government, as a Read More...