Forget revenge, try sympathy instead

Sometimes it’s hard to move on from being hurt because you can’t stop thinking about getting revenge. In this post, I want to talk about a rather controversial topic that I believe is at the heart of being able to move on. Instead of wanting revenge, I’m talking about having sympathy for the abuser. This […]

How being bitter only poisons you

I love that quote by Nelson Mandela because we are capable of creating our own prisons if we’re not careful with our feelings. If we hold on to bitterness and hatred then we will be imprisoned in our own mind, unable to achieve the freedom that we deserve. I get it. When you’ve been hurt […]

How to deal with anger when you’ve been wronged

In the previous post I talked about why wanting revenge is stupid. I also mentioned how revenge and anger tend to go hand-in-hand, so I wanted to follow-up that post with a post about anger. According to Dictionary.com anger is defined as: A strong feeling of displeasure and belligerence aroused by a wrong; wrath; ire. […]

Why wanting revenge is stupid

I used the quote above not only because it is so true, but because living well is what it is really all about. I call wanting revenge stupid because it actually holds you back and prevents you from moving on and living well. It is said that revenge is a dish best served cold; well […]