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Resentment: A Burden We Don't Need to Carry

"Resentment is a chain that binds us to the past. Forgiveness is the key that sets us free." Michael Corthell Resentment , a persistent feeling of bitterness or indignation towards a person or situation, is a formidable emotional burden that many of us carry. It acts like a ball and chain, holding us back from realizing our full potential. Understanding Resentment Resentment is an emotional response to perceived injustice, whether real or imagined. It arises when we feel wronged, slighted, or treated unfairly. Clinging onto these negative emotions, however justified they may seem, ultimately hinders our personal development. The Dangers of Resentment Resentment can have a devastating impact on our lives, both physically and emotionally. It can lead to: Stagnation of growth : Resentment stifles progress. When we are consumed by bitterness, our energy is diverted towards nursing grudges instead of focusing on self-improvement and achieving our goals. Physical and emotional tol

Feel it and then don't

“Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. ” ― Carrie Fisher People will forgive you for your happiness and your success, but only if you share that success and happiness. “Resentment is a lone drunkard in the bar screaming about his misfortunes. Forgiveness is the taxi driver who offers him a free ride home.” ― Lidia Longorio, Hey Humanity