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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It gaved important, unread before advice 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. Forgiveness is the experience of peace in the present moment.

Fred Luskin, developed a research project that was designed to see if certain methods can be effective in helping people to forgive so that they could move on to live healthier, fuller lives. Luskin walks us slowly through the process. I’m going to recommend this for a few folks who are working through their own unforgiveness stuff.

Oct 13, Scott Moore rated it it was amazing Shelves: That said, I really did like the second half of the book where he writes about “how to do it” and I can see why this book has helped so many people. Know exactly how you feel about what happened and be able to articulate what about the situation is not OK.

I’ve learnt a lot and I can say I am a healthier person after working with the exercises and guidance of Dr. My recommendations is to read it through, once, at a normal pace; then, read it more slowly and try the tools.


Open Preview See a Problem? The book has good exercises- focusing on positive, creating a long term positive goal for oneself, not renting space to hurt and pain. Author Fred Luskin describes how he and his Forgiveness Project at Stanford University have found that there are negative health ramifications for people who cannot forgive. I have read it three times and every time I get something new out of it. Everyone tells you to “move on”, but you have no idea why you can’t “let go”.

This is a good book to shift a perspective on how one sees hurt and pain. 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.

Goodd to Read saving…. The main point is to own your own narrative, but have this narrative be healthy. It’s a book of lots of forgiveness. Be the hero of your own life story, not the victim.

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

A lot of the content comes from meditation, mindfulness and yoga but the book is written in a more scientific manner rather than philosophical. Forgiveness does not change the past, but it changes the present.

Fred Luskin will show you how. Luskin continues to serve as Director of the Stanford Forgiveness Projects, an ongoing series of workshops and research projects that investigate the effectiveness of his forgiveness methods on a variety of populations.

If my rules have been too unenforcable and have lead to being hurt, washing away all those rules leads me to have a trust problem, doesn’t it, because then I have no expectations whatsoever because I think everyone will let me down.

They do not waste precious energy trapped in anger and hurt over things they can do nothing about. He tells you how to embody a philosophy of forgiveness.

Overall very useful tips. My husband has gotten me to lighten up some over ffred years, but I still have some work to do in the area of forgiveness. Scroll To Top In a new series of videos on Greater Goodforgiveness expert Fred Luskin shares what he has learned from two decades of studying and teaching forgiveness.


The tragedies related were horrific and senseless. As the famous saying goes: Even if foor just want to learn more about what forgiveness is, or isn’t, and how to do it, it’s a great read.

Forgive for Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness

I think the process this book teaches will be really good for me. Other than that, I lskin like the author clearly stated his intentions at the outset and kept his promise to the reader, to teach them the mechanics of forgiveness, to take it out of a somewhat foggy, semi-religious arena to reintroduce it as a skill which can be learned. I was reading this book for a class. Mar 21, Albert Hong rated it really liked it Shelves: Quotes from Forgive for Good Luskin worked with from Northern Ireland who had lost family members to political violence.

Luskin has helped thousands of people learn how to forgive. It lowers blood pressure, decreases depression, and has a positive effect on the nervous system. The writing isn’t great and his ideas aren’t even all that original.

He presents lectures, workshops, seminars and trainings on the importance, health benefits and training of forgiveness, stress management and emotional competence throughout the United States. The thing they all luuskin in common is that the pain they experienced from these events was something they thought they would never be able to move past.

I think it could have been smaller.