How to Hold A Grudge

How to Hold A Grudge

From Resentment to Contentment : the Power of Grudges to Transform your Life

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"Grudges, when held correctly, are an essential part of a healthy psychological diet. With contributions from expert psychotherapists as well as extracts from her own extensive catalog of grudges, Sophie Hannah investigates the psychological origins of grudges and also offers not-so-obvious insights into how we should acknowledge--and embrace--them in order to improve the quality of our interpersonal relationships and senses of self. Grudges do not have to fill us with hate or make us toxic, bitter, and miserable. If we approach the practice of grudge-holding in an enlightened way, it will do the opposite--we will become more forgiving. Practical, compassionate, and downright funny, How to Hold a Grudge reveals everything we need to know about the many different forms of grudge, the difference between a grudge and not-a-grudge (not as obvious as it seems), when we should let a grudge go, and how to honor a grudge and distill lessons from it that will turn us into better, happier people--for our own benefit and for the sake of spreading good and limiting harm in the world.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2019
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781982111427
1982111429
Branch Call Number: 155.92 Ha
Description: vi, 260 pages ; 22 cm

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