In our search for calm and stability during a hellish year, perhaps no mantra stands out as more comforting than "give yourself grace."
It's the refrain you might turn to when coping with daily frustrations like arguing with your children, driving aggressively after being cutoff, or feeling overwhelmed by the stress of the coronavirus pandemic. It offers relief in the midst of serious transgressions, like failing to show up for an important moment or betraying a promise. Give yourself grace is permission to forgive your mistakes, lapses in judgment, and hurtful behavior, because no one is perfect. Read more...More about Mental Health, Self Care, Social Good, and Health