Forgiveness is always the best emotional response. We can always st a path to try and forgive someone and immediately redirect out hurt and pain to take a positive critical overview in the future after we have more information about what happened and what the person who has hurt us did to us.
Allowing our pain and hurt to control our emotions will not change what another person has already done to hurt us. Oftentimes I watch the most adorable thing that I have ever seen and that is a Baby Elephant. They are so soft and warm and filled with life, love, and wonder. Outside of human babies, they are truly the most amazing thing on earth that I have found. I often take time to watch them on YouTube and they make me smile all day long.
TurningPointCT.org was developed by young people in Connecticut who are in recovery from mental health and substance use issues. We know what it’s like to feel alone, stressed, worried, sad, and angry. We’ve lived through the ups and downs of self-harm, drugs and alcohol, and the struggle to find help.
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