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Fred Luskin

Fred Luskin

 

Fred Luskin, Ph.D., is the director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects, a senior consultant in health promotion at Stanford University, and a professor at the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, as well as an affiliate faculty member of the Greater Good Science Center. He is the author of Forgive for Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness (HarperSanFrancisco, 2001) and Stress Free for Good: Ten Proven Life Skills for Health and Happiness (HarperSanFrancisco, 2005), with Kenneth Pelletier, Ph.D.

 
 
  

Stories by Fred Luskin

Articles: Fred Luskin on Overcoming the Pain of Intimacy

By Fred Luskin | February 11, 2012

The director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects explores how to cope with the pain of a fight with someone we love.

 
When we’re fighting with people we love, it can become hard to see the good in them. The director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects explores how to cope with the pain of a fight.

Videos and Podcasts: How to Find the Good in People We Love

By Fred Luskin | February 8, 2012

When we’re fighting with people we love, it can become hard to see the good in them. The director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects explores how to cope with the pain of a fight.

 
Fred Luskin argues that forgiveness boils down to a simple choice: whether to dwell over past hurts or try to see the good in others.

Videos and Podcasts: The Choice to Forgive

By Fred Luskin | September 14, 2010

Fred Luskin argues that forgiveness boils down to a simple choice: whether to dwell over past hurts or try to see the good in others.

 
Fred Luskin explains that the essence of forgiveness is being resilient when things don’t go your way.

Videos and Podcasts: Wanting “Yes” and Getting “No”

By Fred Luskin | August 23, 2010

Fred Luskin explains that the essence of forgiveness is being resilient when things don’t go your way.

 
Fred Luskin argues that part of forgiveness is accepting our own vulnerability.

Videos and Podcasts: The Sea of Vulnerability

By Fred Luskin | August 22, 2010

Fred Luskin argues that part of forgiveness is accepting our own vulnerability.

 
Fred Luskin explains the difference between constructive and destructive anger, and argues that constructive anger carries important benefits while destructive anger prevents us from forgiving.

Videos and Podcasts: Constructive Anger

By Fred Luskin | August 21, 2010

Fred Luskin explains the difference between constructive and destructive anger, and argues that constructive anger carries important benefits while destructive anger prevents us from forgiving.

 

Articles: What is Forgiveness?

By Fred Luskin | August 19, 2010

Forgiveness expert Fred Luskin explains what it takes to give up a grudge.

 
Fred Luskin explains why we’ve got to grieve a loss or hurt before we can forgive it.

Videos and Podcasts: The Resolution of Grief

By Fred Luskin | August 15, 2010

Fred Luskin explains why we’ve got to grieve a loss or hurt before we can forgive it.

 
Fred Luskin explains why cultivating gratitude and compassion helps people to forgive.

Videos and Podcasts: Forgiveness Requires Gratitude

By Fred Luskin | August 13, 2010

Fred Luskin explains why cultivating gratitude and compassion helps people to forgive.

 

Articles: The Choice to Forgive

By Fred Luskin | September 1, 2004

Forgiveness takes practice, says Fred Luskin, but it's a skill almost anyone can learn. He shares his research-tested method for helping people give up their grudges.

 

Articles: Nine Steps to Forgiveness

By Fred Luskin | September 1, 2004

 

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