108: Megan Feldman Bettencourt

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Dec 30, 201540m
108: Megan Feldman Bettencourt
Dec 30 '1540m
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    This week we talk to Megan Feldman Bettencourt about forgiveness Megan Feldman Bettencourt is an award-winning writer and journalist. She has reported from many countries, and her journalism has appeared in publications including The San Francisco Chronicle, Psychology Today, Salon, The Daily Beast, Glamour, Newsday and many others. Megan is the author of the internationally-acclaimed book, TRIUMPH OF THE HEART: FORGIVENESS IN AN UNFORGIVING WORLD, which explores forgiveness through science, stories and memoir. She holds a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.  Our Sponsor this Week is Thrive Market!  Wholesome Products. Wholesale Prices. In This Interview, Megan and I Discuss... The One You Feed parable Drinking poison and expecting your enemy to die The story that got her interested in researching forgiveness Her definition of forgiveness- giving up resentment How forgiveness is not about enabling someone to avoid accountability How Forgiveness and justice are not mutually exclusive Forgiving because it benefits us The toxic effects of resentment on our body The process of learning to forgive Grieving and feeling the emotions are part of the forgiveness practice Engaging the part of the brain that is more able to become forgiving   For more show notes visit our website 

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