Someone has done you wrong, and you can’t let it go. You’ve tried to breathe, meditate, or find closure, but nothing seems to work long-term. Maybe you even have moments of relief, but before long, you’re back to bitter thoughts of this person or situation taking up prime real estate in your mind. If left unchecked, resentment will poison your life and happiness. But what to do? Today I’m teaching you how you’ve been approaching resentment all wrong and the one evidence-based way to get it right.
Resources for The Key to Letting Go of Resentment
Research for The Key to Letting Go of Resentment
Witvliet, C. van O., Ludwig, T. E., & Laan, K. L. V. (2001). Granting Forgiveness or Harboring Grudges: Implications for Emotion, Physiology, and Health. Psychological Science, 12(2), 117–123. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9280.00320
Ephrem Fernandez, Dennis C. Turk, The scope and significance of anger in the experience of chronic pain, Pain, Volume 61, Issue 2,1995, Pages 165-175,ISSN 0304-3959, https://doi.org/10.1016/0304-3959(95)00192-U.
Ayduk O, Kross E. From a distance: implications of spontaneous self-distancing for adaptive self-reflection. J Pers Soc Psychol. 2010 May;98(5):809-29. doi: 10.1037/a0019205. PMID: 20438226; PMCID: PMC2881638.