Author Archives: Colin

Felons, Monks and Mystics at San Quentin

If someone told you that there was a prison in America that had a feel of a monastery about it, would you buy that? I sure as heck wouldn’t — not before last Wednesday, April 16th, anyway. That was the … Continue reading

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Seeing the “Perfection” in the Situation – The Reframe

It’s that word “perfection” that bugs me! That’s what a lot of people say to me when I talk about a Radical Forgiveness Reframe. Well, how about purpose then? As in, “I Am Willing to See the Purpose in the … Continue reading

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Origins of the Radical Forgiveness Worksheet

How the worksheet came about is an interesting story in itself. I actually owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. Michael Ryce for having inspired me to use a worksheet to help people forgive. I attended one of his lectures … Continue reading

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The “Tipping Method” Worksheet Technology

People often say to me about my book, Radical Forgiveness, “I really love your book.” In response I ask, “Have you done the worksheet described in the book yet?”  If they say “No,” then I retort, “Then you have missed … Continue reading

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A Fly on the Wall

This isn’t Colin’s typical Thursday blog. This is being written by me, Shari Claire, one of the senior coaches at the Institute for Radical Forgiveness, and one of the people behind the scenes. I have been involved in Radical Forgiveness … Continue reading

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Excerpt from New Book: Grieving With Less Pain

I’m still in my post-birth euphoria phase, buzzing with excitement about having birthed my new book, 25 Practical Uses for Radical Forgiveness: A Handbook for Solving the Problems and Challenges of Everyday Life In a New Way. The eBook version … Continue reading

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Your Sexual Personality (not to be posted on your Facebook page!)

The following model was created by John Kappas, Ph.D., the author and founder of the Hypnosis Motivation Institute. Check it out for yourself. Through many years of doing relationship therapy with hundreds of couples, he observed and maintained that there … Continue reading

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A Real But Vicarious Buzz

In my last message I waxed lyrical about how satisfying it is to coach people in Radical Forgiveness, self-forgiveness and all the other Radical Living strategies derived from them. My purpose was to encourage you to learn to do the … Continue reading

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A Game of Chicken

Did I scare you off with my ‘Only If You Dare’ e-mail?  I was pretty blunt about the risk of doing the Expanding in Love workshop, so I wouldn’t be surprised if you had said to yourself, “no way, Jose!”  … Continue reading

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Snakes and Crocodiles

Here’s a question for you. Which country do you think tops the list as far as the number of men coming to my Radical Forgiveness workshops relative to the number of women? You’ll find the answer at the end of … Continue reading

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