When Should You Apologize? & When You Shouldn’t: A Complete Guide To The Toxic Culture Around Apologies Today [+ How To Forgive]

Our society has developed a toxic culture around apologies. Today, I’m sharing when you should apologize, when & why we shouldn’t apologize, what to do when someone won’t accept your apology, how to handle the situation when someone demands an apology but you’ve done nothing wrong or it’s not your fault. Let’s break the cycle of the manipulative apology. I hope you walk away with a little more love and forgiveness in our heart. It’s time we stop taking responsibility for other people’s feelings, and we stop trying to control and manipulate others with our feelings and demands of an apology.. 

How To Lift Out Of The Confusion Of 2020

This is a post that’s been on my heart for a while now. I knew I wanted to say something, but I didn’t know what to say. It’s no secret that 2020 has been a global sh!tshow. Each day seems to unveil some new injustice, atrocity, or tragedy. People screaming loud, people shaming, and the majority I speak with (myself included)? Sitting in confusion about the truth. It got me wondering, how do we lift ourselves out of the confusion of 2020?

How To Not Let Life Harden Or Define You

While I was pregnant I constantly focused on myself. My only commitment was to my internal peace and creating the best environment for my daughter to grow. Since having her, I’ve struggled with keeping that same peace. I’ve let people and situations into my life that I wouldn’t have while I was pregnant. But here’s the thing: I want to let them in.

I don’t want life to harden me like it has so many of the “adults” around me. So the first Monday Mantra of 2020 is:

I will not let life harden me or define me.