JFS Orlando's Weekly Wellness Corner
September 30, 2022
As the High Holidays approach, so does the time of self-betterment, healing, and repentance. When asking for forgiveness, take time to reflect on what you are specifically sorry for. Remember that you are responsible for your own words or behaviors. Clearly identify what you are sorry for in your apology, without blaming the other person or using "but you" statements.
After apologizing, acknowledge the next steps you might need to take to not make the same mistake next time. Change what you can and possibly work on learning a new skill that will help. Lastly, remember that apologizing isn'...