Embracing the Power of Forgiveness: Nurturing Mental Health This Christmas
By Charinette Gamboa, PMHNP-BC
Thursday, December 14, at 6:30 pm (PST)
During the holiday season, forgiveness takes on a profound significance in promoting mental health and overall well-being. The act of forgiveness involves letting go of resentment, anger, or any negative emotions towards others, and finding peace that this world cannot give. Although forgiveness can be a challenging and personal journey, it offers numerous benefits for our mental health, especially when practiced during the holidays. The holiday season often brings people together, offering an opportunity to reconnect and nurture relationships. However, it can also stir up past conflicts, unresolved issues, and painful memories. Embracing forgiveness during this time can be transformative for mental health, as it allows us to release emotional burdens and move towards healing.