You don't need to be religious or spiritual to bless someone. You can do it just because it will help you feel better. Pierre Pradervand, author of The Gentle Art of Blessing, describes a blessing as genuinely wishing the best for another person. He suggests that we "systematically replace every single thought of judgment with blessing - especially for that fellow at the office who drives you out of your wits!"
Just as blaming and resenting others weakens us, blessing them can provide a surprising source of strength. And you may be delighted to discover that your life becomes more harmonious as the blessings you give are returned to you.
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