The Dr. Dolores Show: Healing Hearts and The Power of Self Forgiveness


Dr. Dolores Fazzino, Nurse Practitioner, Medical Intuitive, Energy Whisperer

Step into the transformative realm of Self Forgiveness.

In this captivating episode of The Dr. Dolores Show. Dr. Dolores navigates the delicate terrain of the human heart, unraveling the profound impact of self forgiveness on our emotional well being.

From the depths of guilt and shame emerges a powerful message:

Through vulnerability and acceptance, healing is not only possible but inevitable.

The Dr. Dolores Show: The Power of Self Forgiveness


Self forgiveness is a transformative practice that profoundly impacts our emotional well being.

By addressing unresolved issues, self forgiveness paves the way for emotional healing and a more compassionate outlook on life.

In this article, we explore key takeaways from a recent podcast that delved into the multifaceted benefits of self forgiveness.

Self Forgiveness and Emotional Healing

One of the most significant benefits of self forgiveness is its ability to enhance emotional healing.

When we forgive ourselves, we confront and address unresolved issues that may have been causing emotional distress.

This process allows us to release negative emotions and promotes a healthier emotional state.

Self forgiveness is instrumental in addressing these deep seated issues, leading to a more balanced and harmonious life.

Increasing Empathy and Compassion

Dr. Dolores Fazzino highlights a crucial aspect of self forgiveness: its role in increasing empathy.

As we forgive ourselves, we cultivate a greater sense of compassion towards others.

By understanding and accepting our own imperfections, we become more empathetic and compassionate towards the flaws and mistakes of those around us.

This shift in perspective fosters deeper connections and more meaningful relationships.

Improved Sleep Quality

Self-forgiveness can lead to better sleep quality.

Often, unresolved issues and guilt can keep us awake at night, ruminating over past mistakes.

By practicing self forgiveness, we can alleviate this mental burden, allowing for a more restful and rejuvenating sleep.

When we let go of self blame, we create space for peace and tranquility, which directly impacts our overall well being.

The Link Between Self Forgiveness and Grief

There is a strong connection between self forgiveness and grief.

Grieving often involves feelings of guilt and regret, which can hinder the healing process.

By embracing self forgiveness, we can navigate through grief more effectively, allowing ourselves to heal and move forward.

Acknowledging and forgiving our perceived shortcomings during times of loss can be a powerful step towards emotional recovery.

Uncovering Underlying Issues

Self forgiveness often requires us to look beneath the surface and identify other issues that may be holding us back.

Individuals who struggle with self forgiveness may have deeper, underlying problems that need to be addressed.

Whether it’s past trauma, low self esteem, or ingrained behavioral patterns, recognizing and confronting these issues is essential for true self forgiveness.

Self Forgiveness and People Pleasing

For those who identify as people pleasers or constantly seek validation from others, self forgiveness can be particularly challenging.

The need to fit in and be accepted can make it difficult to forgive oneself for perceived failures.

However, by practicing self forgiveness, individuals can break free from the cycle of people pleasing and develop a stronger sense of self worth.

Internalized Trauma

Many of us have internalized trauma to some extent.

This trauma can manifest in various ways, including self blame and difficulty in forgiving ourselves.

By acknowledging this internalized trauma and working through it, we can begin to practice self forgiveness more effectively.

Mistakes as Growth Opportunities

Finally, a powerful reframe is suggested: viewing mistakes as growth opportunities.

When we allow ourselves the grace to slip up and make mistakes, we open the door to learning and personal development.

By relabeling mistakes as opportunities for growth, we can approach self forgiveness with a more positive and constructive mindset.

In the sacred space of The Dr. Dolores Show, miracles happen, and the path to healing is illuminated by the transformative power of forgiveness.

Join us as we embark on a soul stirring exploration of redemption, where shattered dreams give way to newfound hope, and the journey towards self forgiveness becomes a testament to the resilience of the human spirit.


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What to Look for In This Episode of The Dr. Dolores Show:

  1. Self Forgiveness enhances our emotional healing, by addressing unresolved issues. (4:45)
  2. “Self Forgiveness increases our empathy as we forgive ourselves and we become more compassionate to others.” Dr. Dolores Fazzino (5:49)
  3. We have better quality of sleep so we are not remunerating over issues that can be resolved with self forgiveness. (6:59)
  4. Self Forgiveness and Grief I believe, are linked. (10:32)
  5. Often time there are other issues going on underneath the surface that holds us back from self forgiveness. (18:23)
  6. If you’re a people pleaser or are trying to fit in, it may be an area to look at. (21:18)
  7. To some extent we have all internalized trauma. (21:37)
  8. When you’re able to give yourself the grace of allowing yourself to slip up, make a mistake, you may consider relabeling a mistake as a growth opportunity. (41:14)


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Dr. Dolores Fazzino, DNP is a Nurse Practitioner, Medical Intuitive, Energy Whisperer, an International Amazon Best Selling Author, TV, Podcast, and Radio host. With over 45 years-experience in the healthcare industry, Dr. Fazzino believes healing is a multi-faceted process. After witnessing the miraculous healing of her father’s physical condition as a young adult, Dr. Fazzino has dedicated her life to assist people to Heal In Ways They Never Thought Possible. Dr. Dolores takes us beyond the mind-body paradigm to include spirituality in wellness and assisting her clients to unravel the energetic discord in their life. Known as the “Energy Whisperer,” her gifts, customized programs and strategies assist her clients to move through life challenges, and reconnecting with their inner self with grace and ease, creating lasting health and true wellness. She is the author of 5 books, two which are Amazon International Best Sellers. Her latest book “Your Amazing Itty Bitty Healing in Ways You Never Thought Possible Book” became an Amazon Best Seller October 2022. Dr. Dolores Fazzino is the host of The Dr Dolores Show, a TV, Radio, Podcast with Inspired Choices Network (ICN) streaming to over 300 platforms globally. Contact her at: 760-579-2440