Posts by Tanya Viala

Tanya Viala is the owner of www.tanyaviala.com and Mermaid Tales. Born and raised in Stoke on Trent, UK, she now resides in Kelowna, Canada.  She is a light worker here to help spread love and positivity, and also an aspiring author, blogger, and tattooist. She is constantly changing and with each change she shares her insights in the hope that she can elevate others on their journey.

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Forgiveness Isn’t Weakness – Don’t Let Anger Hold You Back and Weigh You Down

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong.” ~Gandhi

For many years forgiveness was not in my mind, let alone my vocabulary. I was taught to believe that forgiveness was a sign of weakness, and I certainly did not forgive anyone who hurt me.

In the past, I have engaged in acts of revenge, which I thought was the right thing to do at those times. I was wrong.

One event that springs to my mind was when I was the target of a cruel prank. A group of guys had taunted a young man …