“Forgiveness is like a superpower.” Barbara Hunt
E177 – Barbara J Hunt on Forgiveness, Restorative Justice And Healthy Boundaries
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How can we understand our inner world as a place of forgiveness and creativity designed to shape a thriving world?
“Forgiveness is like a superpower.” Barbara J Hunt
In this episode Amisha talks to Barbara J Hunt, a forgiveness specialist and bestselling author of “Forgiveness Made Easy”. She has over 30 years experience in personal and spiritual development as a mentor, coach and group facilitator. She leads on-line “Forgiveness Field” working in private practice internationally and on bespoke retreats in rural Somerset in the UK. Barbara is also an integral musician and singer-songwriter, and her newest album and her next book are due to be released in 2023.
Barbara takes us into the deep layers of forgiveness work, a skill and practice she believes is a superpower. Forgiveness is a way of embracing our humanity and diversity to heal our souls and flourish our freedom; an effective tool that underpins restorative justice. She reveals that practicing three strands of forgiveness :: self forgiveness, asking for forgiveness and offering forgiveness :: draws on our imagination to clear grievances, resentments, trauma and cultural addictions making way for compassionate and thriving ways of life. Together they reveal personal experiences of putting this work into practice; the imagination it kindles, the strangled grief it releases and the healthy boundaries it forges. We hear some of Barbara’s songs, responses to her life experiences. We learn that forgiveness is an act of amnesty and an invitation to move beyond cancel-culture into a peaceful future full of possibility.
We learn about
:: forgiveness; its 3 strands of practice and its shadows of ego and resentment
:: forgiveness as an effective tool for restorative justice and freedom movement
:: how forgiveness creates healthy boundaries, compassion and community
:: its healing superpowers for our physical, mental health and emotional health, and intimacy
:: why forgiveness is a practice we need to co-create a beautiful future
“Holding on to resentment is like having the power of the powerless.” Barbara J Hunt
Barbara J Hunt is a forgiveness specialist, speaker, workshop leader and bestselling author of “Forgiveness Made Easy”. She has over 30 years experience in personal and spiritual development as a mentor, coach and group facilitator. She leads on-line “Forgiveness Field” workshops and courses on mental and emotional wellbeing. She works in private practice internationally and on bespoke retreats in rural Somerset in the UK. Barbara is also an integral musician and singer-songwriter and has recorded several CD albums and singles including her Song for International Peace. Her newest album and her next book are due to be released in 2023.
To connect or work with Barbara, visit forgivenessmadeeasy.co.uk
To connect or work with Amisha, visit amisha.co.uk
artwork video: David Benjamin Sherry
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