As with other types of gifts, forgiveness can often benefit the giver just as much as the receiver. Forgiveness requires honesty and empathy, as well as a willingness to take ownership, where appropriate. When you offer to forgive someone else, you can experience health benefits like lower blood pressure, a stronger immune system and less stress.
This week, I will see if there are any grudges I'm holding that can be released. I will remember that when I gift forgiveness to others, I'm also giving a gift to myself.