“Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.” ~Paul Boese
Have you ever wondered why it’s so difficult to forgive others?
We all know it feels better emotionally to let go of resentment and anger. We know that our minds are clearer and we function better when we’re not constantly yammering about that story of pain, betrayal, hurt, and humiliation. We even know that releasing all that junk is good for our physical health.
But it’s still hard, isn’t it?
As a doctor of psychology, I’ve learned that the amygdala, that part of our brains …