Though it may be hard to forgive someone for something that hurt you, science suggests that learning to forgive is an extremely powerful tool for bettering our lives.
Happify, a website and app that provides science-based activities for a happier, healthier life, recently released an infographic that details the benefits of forgiveness while offering tips on how to forgive and how to ask for it from others.
For example, forgiveness decreases stress, anger, anxiety, and blood pressure while allowing for an overall higher satisfaction with one's life.
Because as Mahatma Gandhi said, "The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."
Check out all the powers of forgiveness in the infographic below: