Forgiveness is both a choice and a skill we can develop. Listen as the leaders in Forgiveness research Robert Enright and Fred Luskin share their insights and tools for bringing the powerful healing of forgiving to your life. Most of us were not trained in the practical step by step process of learning how to forgive. Often forgiveness is confused with condoning or forgetting. Listen and learn how forgiveness can be real in your life, freeing your life energy for the pursuit of love and goodness.
Robert Enright is a Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been a leader in the scientific study of forgiveness and its effects since 1985. Time magazine referred to him as “the forgiveness trailblazer.” He is the author of over 100 publications, including five books: Exploring Forgiveness, Helping Clients Forgive, Forgiveness Is a Choice, The Forgiving Life (currently in production), and a children’s book, Rising above the Storm Clouds. His colleagues and he have been working in Belfast, Northern Ireland since 2002, assisting schools in setting up forgiveness education programs.
Dr. Fred Luskin serves as Director of the Stanford Forgiveness Project, an ongoing series of workshops and research projects that investigate the effectiveness of his forgiveness methods on a variety of populations. The forgiveness project has successfully explored forgiveness therapy with people who suffered from the violence in Northern Ireland, Sierra Leone as well as the attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11. In addition his work has been successfully applied and researched in corporate, medical, legal and religious settings. He currently serves as a Senior Consultant in Health Promotion at Stanford University and is a Professor at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. He presents lectures, workshops, seminars and trainings on the importance, health benefits and training of forgiveness, stress management and emotional competence throughout the United States. He offers presentations and classes that range from one hour to ongoing weekly trainings. He is the author of Forgive for Good and Forgive for Love.