Now we move on to self forgiveness. Self-forgiveness is so beneficial for us! Research shows that self forgiveness has many health benefits, increases hopefulness, optimism, self-efficacy, and gives a sense of life mastery.
In life, we all make bad decisions, or mistakes, and act from poor information, from time to time. We often handle challenging situations unskillfully.
But learning how to forgive yourself increases peace, joy and satisfaction in life. Because, you see, expecting yourself to be perfect, and not make mistakes, is an UNENFORCEABLE RULE.