Have you forgiven yourself lately?
Forgiveness is something I encourage my clients from my Birth Trauma coaching to do.
It’s important for my clients who have experienced a traumatic birth to forgive themselves for blaming themselves of what happened. Because it’s not their fault at all. They did everything they could in that moment.
And I also will encourage you to forgive yourself mama. Forgiveness is a powerful tool that changes your life for the better. As a mother, we are too hard on ourselves.
Have you ever felt shame, disappointment, sadness, guilt and not good enough as a mom? Why do you think you’re feeling these emotions? Is it because you’re comparing yourself to others? Your mother or mother in law is tell you what is the right way to parent? Is it society standards of what a good mom is and you think you’re not meeting it?
STOP! Today! In order to move on with a better mindset and emotion. You must forgive yourself. Writing a forgiveness letter to yourself is POWERFUL! It’s therapeutic and it will completely change the way you see and feel about yourself.
You can write a letter of forgiveness to yourself for:
- Being so hard on yourself
- Doubting your ability to mother the right away
- Not thinking you’re good enough
- Bringing negative aspects of your childhood into your life
- Being an angry mom
- Not taking care of yourself
- Watching your marriage crumble
In your letter please feel free to add your own circumstance and your reason why you want to forgive yourself for that. Now, after you sit down in a quiet place, uninterrupted, write your heart out. Forgive yourself for everything that you can think of that’s making you stress as a mother, making you feel like shit and not good enough.
Then, when you are done, write “I’m sorry and I love you”.
This is why moms should practice forgiveness because It’s so freeing, it may not feel good while you’re writing it or after you’re done. But trust me, it’s such a beautiful thing to do. To say “I’m sorry and I forgive you”. So that you can rewrite your OWN motherhood journey in a loving way.
It allows you to start positive changes in your life, it allows you to be in tune with your emotions and it allows you to release all the negative emotions you have been keeping inside.
3 Reasons why moms should practice forgiveness
How amazing would it be to have inner peace? To know that even when you’re stressed, having a bad mom day or feel like weren’t a good parent, you still have inner peace. Because you know exactly how to handle stressful situations, you know how to quickly turn your negative mindset into a positive one. And move forward!
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Moms should practice forgiveness because you will Learn to accept yourself on the good and bad days. Love yourself on a deeper level even knowing that you are not a perfect parent. Acceptance is created by you. When you forgive yourself as a mother, you are accepting yourself in a deeper compassionate level. That my friend is powerful!
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3.Liberates your soul
How do you feel when you DECIDE to forgive someone from their wrong doings to you? To decide to forgive gives you the power to heal and move on from the situation. When you choose to forgive yourself you are recognizing how hurtful you were to yourself, you are accepting your emotions and you are deciding to move on.
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I hope you found “why moms should practice forgiveness” super helpful in creating a happier and loving motherhood journey for yourself. Remember mama, that you got this!
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