Forgiveness Requires Gratitude

by Greater Good Science Center
(August, 2010) Fred Luskin explains why cultivating gratitude and compassion helps people to forgive. (5:38)
Fred Luskin

Fred Luskin

About the author

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.