The Secret to Forgiveness ~ Step 4

The Secret to Forgiveness ~ Step 4
What if I told you that every single word spoken out of your mouth today would come true? Would you watch your words? Would you focus on the negative? Or would you only say the things you would want to happen? Our thoughts and words are so important and have the power to create our reality (proverbs 18:21). The fourth secret to forgiveness is daily affirmations. After you forgive someone...
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The Secret to Forgiveness ~ Step 3

The Secret to Forgiveness ~ Step 3

Yes! We’re already at step 3. If you haven’t read step 1 or 2 yet, go back and read those first! Okay, now that that’s over with…


I recently saw someone ask if diffusing forgiveness essential oil will produce results. I mean, it can for sure, but forgiveness is about so much more than just rubbing an oil on your feet and calling it a day. You need to go through all the steps for lasting change. 


Sometimes though...

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Adoption, Adoptee, Forgiveness

The Secret to Forgiveness ~ Step 2

The Secret to Forgiveness ~ Step 2

Forgiveness can be a delicate process. It’s just not as simple as snapping your fingers and magically being over it. Until I was about 22 years old I never forgave people. I discarded people, I walked away, I held onto anger for years, but I didn’t forgive. As an adoptee the pain of being abandoned by my birth parents was deep and the scab got ripped open often. 


It wasn’t until...

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The Secret to Forgiveness ~ Step 1

The Secret to Forgiveness ~ Step 1

Forgiveness is a gift that you give to yourself. It’s not about the person you’re forgiving. It’s 100% about you and for you. It’s arguably the most important thing you can do to move forward in your life. When you hold onto un-forgiveness you lose a part of yourself. The longer you hold onto it, the more you lose. It’s not worth it, you know it’s not worth it, but it’s also not that easy to just let go. 


I spent the first 22 years of my life...

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3 Ways to Love Yourself Through Any Storm

3 Ways to Love Yourself Through Any Storm

“You’re still fat.” 

“You shouldn’t have said that to her.” 

“See, you ate like crap and now your face is breaking out ~ well done!" 


These are the kinds of thoughts that used to plague my mind on a daily basis. I felt like I never measured up and like I never would. I judged myself harshly for every shortcoming, every mistake, every bad choice. No matter how well I did in one area, there were always lurking thoughts at the back of my mind threatening to punish me for every other area I hadn’t mastered yet. 


Does any of this sound familiar to you? It wasn’t until...

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Forgiveness, Emotions, Mental Health, Health and Wellness
 
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