In a new series of videos on Greater Good, forgiveness expert Fred Luskin shares what he has learned from two decades of studying and. you feel. ▫ Forgiveness is about your healing. Forgive for Good- Frederic. Luskin, Ph.D. What is forgiveness? ▫ Forgiveness is not about the person who hurt you. Based on scientific research, this groundbreaking study from the frontiers of psychology and medicine offers startling new insight into the healing powers an.

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In addition his work has been successfully applied and researched in corporate, medical, legal and religious settings.

Fred Luskin Explains How to Forgive

Overall very useful tips. Even if you start out improving your life with revenge as the motive, after a while revenge becomes secondary and focusing on your own goals takes over. He presents lectures, workshops, seminars and trainings on the importance, health benefits and training of forgve, stress management and emotional competence throughout the United States.

I hope after fully applying it, I have the success I’ve been looking for. See where am I going. I really like this quote from the beginning of Ch. And as Marcus Aurelius says, “if you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. Dec 15, Kathleen rated it really liked it. He also does a great job of explaining that forgiving is not becoming a doormat, it is choosing to be in control of my responses and actions but that my choices are much clearer or more powerful when I do it with forgiveness.

The only caveat is the grammar errors but it doesn’t take the value of the content. Put so simply it makes so much sense. Forgiveness has been shown to reduce anger, hurt, depression and stress and lead to greater feelings of optimism, hope, compassion and self confidence.


Forgiveness is a process, and I love the pace of the book.

Forgive for Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness

They are all effective. Open Preview See a Problem? Books by Fred Luskin. Do you want to let go of thoughts based on past wounds? Hardcoverpages. This is a good book to shift a perspective on how one sees hurt and pain. After learning the “Sedona Method”, where they tell you to just “let it go”, it is nice to have specific tools to help including: Aug 01, Gil Bradshaw rated it really liked it. The writing isn’t great and his ideas aren’t even all that original. Forgive goid Good has luskni answer.

However, Luskin provides scientific evidence to the benefits of forgiveness.

It gaved important, unread before fortive on how to basically stop wasting your life on the past mistakes or the people that hurt you and just forgive them because that will ease your feelings about it and it will also transform your uncertain life into a positive one. Give it a chance to work for you. That said, I really did like the second half luskun the book where he writes ggood “how to do it” and I can see why this book has helped so many people.

A lot of the content comes from meditation, mindfulness and yoga but the book is written in a more scientific manner rather than philosophical. It takes away that feeling of helplessness when I am hurt and unheard.

Forgive for Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness by Fred Luskin

I’m going to take a break, and pick it back up when my kids are teenagers. Instead of focusing on your wounded feelings, and thereby giving power over you to the person who caused you pain, learn to look for the love, beauty, and kindness around you. Give up expecting things from your life or from other people that they do not choose to give you. It helps me understand that what I’m feeling or experiencing isn’t unique, that my responses to pain are normal actually biologically basedand that I can take control, move on, and make room for new life.


Yet through the techniques in this book, these people were, indeed, able to forgive. To lick your wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are given and the pain you are giving back–in many ways it is a feast fit for a king.

But when I hope they will treat me kindly, I put the emphasis on my response which I can control not on their actions which I can’t control.

I’ve learnt a lot and I can say I am a healthier person after working with the exercises and guidance of Dr. No trivia or quizzes yet. This novel luskim the importance of forgiveness and how to forgive without incorporating a religious aspect.

Forgiveness is one of those issues you know you are supposed to do. His main point is that while we have been hurt in the past, continuing to think about it still causes us pain. This was really helpful in trying to work through my own issues of unforgiveness. The only way I would have improved this book was in its format. Luskin presents specific techniques people can use that help them get beyond their grievances, even while keeping themselves protected from additional hurt. This is a lovely book for people who are holding onto grudges.

Not taking things personally. Even if you just want to learn more goos what forgiveness is, or isn’t, and how to do it, it’s a great read.