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How to deal with guilt?

Guilt is the emotion we feel if we let ourselves or others down by failing to meet a particular standard. You'll experience when you hurt someone or cause a problem that you could have avoided. The guilt is telling you to make amends and to change your behavior. Feeling guilty for doing something bad may be unpleasant. If what you feel guilty for affects another person, say sorry straight away, and make your apology unconditional. Don't try to justify your actions or shift blame to other people, even if they were involved. Just acknowledge the anger, frustration, or pain that you've caused. The behavior that makes you feel guilty may be a one-off action, such as saying something insensitive. Or it might be something you do frequently, like poor record-keeping, which causes your colleagues recurring problems. It's important to take the initiative and address the problem behavior. This could involve anything from improving your time-management or delegation skills to building a better work-life balance and tackling bad habits. Making positive changes will improve your interactions with others and help prevent repeated feelings of guilt. If you've done everything that you possibly can to make amends and to prevent the same situation from happening again, let the guilt go. The sooner you put your guilt behind you, the sooner you can focus on more productive activities. Mindfulness can be useful in accepting your feelings and beginning the process of self-forgiveness.


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Jan 05, 2022

What if someone fell guilty and he\she says sorry to that person but still that person remains angry and not apologies for his\her guilt ?- I have this query so can anyone help me in this ?

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jhas5017
Jan 05, 2022
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Remaining in a guilt is that person's choice. People are different some choose forgiveness and kindness and some not, but those people aren't just wrong. They are may be not yet ready to accept and forgive and forgiveness isn't something we can force. So in my advice person who is still angry, give them some time cos everybody has the power to forgive. Sometimes it's just hard. And people who choose to remain angry also shouldn't be taunted for it no matter how small the incident was.

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