“It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.”
― Chuck Palahniuk, Diary
We’ve all faced our fair share of arguments whether this is with a significant other, family member, or co-worker, we find ourselves at our worst at some point in time.
Keeping your cool, especially when you know you’re in the right and they are wrong can be most challenging. You want to prove your point and sometimes quite vocally I may add.
However, with that being said, there are most definitely times when silence indeed is golden and we must carefully choose our words so as not to offend (though they have offended us), and become the bigger person, keep the peace.
Am pretty sure most of us at one time or another have held grudges. Such a dark, negative emotion festers deep within us, where no one can reach. And how does that make you feel? Carrying such a burden, day in and day out until you no longer recognize who and what you are?
Learn to forgive, it’s the 1st step towards a better you. A difficult journey indeed but living with the alternative is not living.
“Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.”
― Criss Jami, Salomé: In Every Inch In Every Mile