Begin by acknowledging and validating your feelings. Recognize the pain caused by the actions of others and understand that it's okay to feel hurt
Reflect on the emotions associated with the hurt. Understand that harboring negative emotions can affect your mental and physical health, and forgiveness is a choice for your well-being.
Understand that forgiveness is not condoning the actions of others but a conscious decision to release yourself from the burden of carrying resentment.
Forgiveness is a deliberate decision. Choose to let go of resentment and the desire for retaliation.
Try to understand the perspective and motivations of the person who hurt you. Empathy can create a shift in your perception and open the door to forgiveness.
Release unrealistic expectations of others. Understand that people are fallible, and holding onto rigid expectations can lead to disappointment and resentmen