The moment you decide to forgive and let your negative feelings melt away, you are on the road to freedom. . ⭐️ Forgiveness is all about taking care of you, not the person you need to forgive. It's about taking responsibility for your own happiness instead of pretending it's in somebody else's hand. . Holding on to resentment is like taking poison and waiting for your enemies to die. . The longer you stay attached to being vindicated, the longer they hang around in your consciousness, stinking up your life. ⭐️ Do not fall prey to the false belief that by forgiving someone you're letting them off the hook. Because when you forgive someone you let yourself off the hook. ⭐️ Forgiving someone isn't about being nice to them, it's about being nice to yourself. . ===. How to forgive. Find compassion. Erase the other person from the equation. Decide you'd rather be happy than right. Look at it from all angles . “We don't attach to people or things, we attach to un-investigated concepts that we believe to be true in the moment.“ -Byron Katie. Have a total shitfit. Scream outside, scream in your pillow. Get it out of your system, totally and completely, and then let it go. Remember that you won't even remember this. Fuggetaboutit . Once you've truly forgiven someone, wipe the slate clean. Release all expectations, let everyone off the hook, treat people as a blank slate over and over again, expect only the best from them regardless of what they've done in the past and you may be surprised. Love yourself. . You deserve it.