4 Steps to Forgiveness - Dr. Ned Hallowell
Dr. Ned Hallowell shows you how to move past the pain with anyone in your life.
Original Content | September 09, 2009
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Working It Out
Dr. Hallowell says this step is difficult, but you need to analyze your anger and put your life back into perspective.
- Flatten the hook (what's holding you back) and rid yourself of the anger that is keeping you from forgiveness. Praying and mediating can help.
- Take inventory and give thanks for all the things you do have.
- You can imagine vengeance—just don't act on it.
- Think of your future. Know that you and your loved ones will be better off once you have rid yourself of any vengeful thinking.
Next: What do you do with the anger?
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