This cartoon shows that the road to forgiveness can be tough. We carry all these things with us like anger, frustration and bitterness towards ourselves. But we finally let all of those things go, you will feel accomplished and happier.
This painting references the good and the bad in a person. You can see that through the body language. The girl on the right looks sad and depressed with her head down. The girl on the left looks strong and confident with her head up high and her hand on her heart.. This shows that to forgive yourselves, you have to accept every part of you. Some people are so focused on the bad that they don't see the good, its difficult to forgive yourself if you don't see both parts.
In Goin' Fishin' Lionel blamed himself for not knowing what was going to happen sooner. He blamed himself for not warning is family sooner. In order to forgive yourself, its important that we recognize that things that happen are not are fault if we had no way of knowing what would happen.
This article talks about how self forgiveness is crucial to a healthy lifestyle, but it has a different take on how self forgiveness should happen. Most people say that you should just let go of guilt but, this article says that we shouldn't completely let go of guilt, guilt is how we learn. You just need to recognize that just because you did a bad thing once doesn't make you a bad person. You should also own up to your decision. The article also says that you should make amends and earn your own forgiveness.
This song talks about the importance of forgiving yourself. One line in the song says "don't believe your supposed to live like this' so many people think that they deserve to feel regret, that they shouldn't be happy. People need to forgive themselves and realize they shouldn't feel guilty.
In the short story Goin' Fishin', a theme could be forgiveing your self is crucial to happiness. Leonel suffers through his self guilt. He feels there is more he could have done, and partly blames himself for his families death. Leonel needs to learn to forgive himself , in order to be happy. its crucial to forgive yourself, like this quote says, guilt is toxic. forgiving yourself is the only way