Letting go: How to let go of a grudge against someone

let go of your grudges

Ways to let go of a grudge

There are all kinds of people in the world. There are some of us who take life lightly and keep it simple, while there are others who are full of negative thoughts and grudges. The term grudge simply means that instead of letting go of negative action of others, you hold on to them. This leads to the feeling of resentment towards other and you are constantly burdened by the negative emotions towards the other person. To live a happy and simple life, you must let go of the grudges and unburden your mind. It is incredibly simple if you know the right way. (Also read: How to let go of unhealthy expectations)

How to let go of a grudge

  • Think of the other person
  • You have hurt people as well
  • Forgive
  • Share your feelings
  • Move on

Think of the other person
The person again whom you have grudges or resentment is also a human being. So, instead of holding grudges just sit and think of their point of view. Maybe they didn’t mean to hurt you, so don’t take everything so personally. (Also read: Bad Attitude: How To Deal With The People With Bad Attitude)

You have hurt people as well
Nobody is perfect in this world. So, if you are holding a grudge against someone, just remember you have made mistakes too. So, instead of continuing battling the negative emotions towards someone, you can work on being a better person. (Also read: Mental health tips: Ways to stop taking things personally)

Forgive
It takes the man with a bigger heart to forgive the other person. So, even if the other person has not asked for your forgiveness, do it for your mental peace. It will bring closer to letting go of your grudges. (Also read: How to forgive someone even when it is difficult to do)

Share your feelings

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Sharing your feelings help let go of a grudge

If you find it hard to forgive. Then, the best way is to deal with person straight away. Like any mature person, it is better to sit down and talk about. This way you will get your voice heard and you will feel better. (Also read: How to control your thoughts to stay happy and have a better life)

Move on

Letting go of a grudge
Moving on is important to let go of a grudge

The final step is moving on from the grudge. Stop thinking about it over and over. It will just cause you pain, so put it aside and move with your life.

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