Nollywood Actress, Stephanie Naya Isuma, who is popularly known as Calabar Chic, has shared some insightful advice on the importance of forgiveness.
According to the actress, it is important to forgive those who have hurt us, but not to forget what they did.
In a video that she shared on her social media handles, Calabar Chic explained that forgiveness is essential for one’s mental and emotional wellbeing.
It helps to rid the mind of any negative thoughts and emotions that may have been harboured towards the person who caused the hurt. However, she cautioned against forgetting what was done, as it could lead to a repeat of the same hurtful behaviour in the future.
The actress further explained that people often try to guilt-trip others into forgetting the wrongs done to them, which she believes is unfair.
She emphasized that it is important to acknowledge the hurt and learn from it, rather than trying to sweep it under the rug and pretend like it never happened.
Calabar Chic’s advice has been well-received by her fans and followers, with many commending her for speaking up on such an important issue. Some fans even shared their personal experiences of forgiveness and how it has helped them move on from past hurts.