We humans have a tendency to relish in the pleasure that comes with blaming others. It’s an old habit for most of us, so please be gentle with yourself if that’s where you are right now. But let’s be careful about getting trapped in a cycle victimhood. While there is a place for anger and rage, those emotions are only useful if they inspire you to take positive action. Otherwise, we are simply drinking poison and expecting someone else to fall ill.
Holding on to blame, hate, and anger only hurts the person feeling those emotions, not the person they are directed toward. Luckily, the fastest ways to let go of those old negative emotions is forgiveness. It's important to understand how resentment may be negatively affecting your mental and physical health and learn about powerful tools that can help change your brain chemistry and allow you to forgive and move on—once and for all.