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The Five Key Ingredients of an Effective Apology

Few of us enjoy apologizing - admitting to ourselves and to another person that we made a mistake, and that our actions caused harm to another person - perhaps someone we truly care about. But learning to apologize well is a hallmark of an emotionally intelligent leader. It's critical to be able to recognize when you've transgressed, admit fault, and do [...]

By |2018-05-14T15:17:06+00:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

8 Reasons to Forgive

Forgiveness within psychology is relatively new, having emerged as a research focus in the later 1980's (Enright, Santos, & Al-Mabuk, 1989). Over the next three decades, a host of studies have emerged within the mental health professions showing that Forgiveness Therapy is beneficial for the client, for the one who forgives (Baskin & Enright, 2004; Wade et al., 2014). We have to [...]

By |2018-04-30T16:00:04+00:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Relationships – Forgiveness

Pixabay Images Once trust has been established in a relationship it is important to know there will be times when it will be tested. There will be times when all of us make mistakes and our trustworthiness will be questioned. It is at these times that relationships will deepen through forgiveness. For this [...]

Relationships – Trust

Pixabay Images Trust is the foundation of a successful relationship. It is the first element in the Relationship Quotient (RQ). Trust is the belief that a person will not put their interests ahead of yours. Without trust there can be no growth, no emotional healing and no peace. Trust is an act of honesty [...]

The Relationship Quotient: Creating Successful Relationships

Flikr Images Welcome to our 6-part series on healthy and positive relationships! Over the next 6 weeks we will be featuring a series of articles from Andrew Fuller on the Relationship Quotient and its components, and how we can support young people create meaningful, positive relationships. We would like to discuss helping people develop [...]

Finding Forgiveness In The Darkest Of Places

Have you ever been so severely wronged that you found yourself at a complete loss of how to even comprehend forgiveness? Something so hurtful that all you could feel was bitterness and anger? In director Lekha Singh’s fiercely dramatic, yet undeniably inspiring documentary, Beyond Right & Wrong: Stories of Forgiveness and Justice, she explores the process of forgiveness [...]

Nine Steps To Forgiveness

From "Forgive for Good" (Harper Collins, 2002) By Frederic Luskin, Ph.D. 1. Know exactly how you feel about what happened and be able to articulate what about the situation is not OK. Then, tell a couple of trusted people about your experience. 2. Make a commitment to yourself to do what you have to do [...]

Beyond Right And Wrong

Four Steps Toward Forgiveness The process of forgiveness can be a liberating experience. One that if practiced proactively can lead to a wonderful experience of life. Interestingly, forgiveness can only occur because we have been given the gift of the ability to make choices. We have the choice to forgive or not to forgive and [...]