PRLog - April 2, 2012 - BURBANK, Calif. -- If you learned that forgiving someone today could help relieve, prevent or cure heart disease or cancer....would that cause you to be willing to forgive another? Research has now found the physiological link between negative emotional states such as prolonged anger, hostility and depression and heart disease. It has also been known for some time that prolonged stress lowers the immune system leaving you more vulnerable to illness. Holding onto hurts, grudges, annoyances, pet peeves or old wounds that get re- opened by life events are a stressful event to your body.
More and more articles are showing up citing studies that show how people who forgive experience lower levels of physical pain, anger, depression, blood pressure and heart rate. Studies from well known places like Duke University, Univ. of Tennessee, Stanford University.
At 8 years old, Shawne was subjected to childhood sexual abuse by her step-father. Her own personal journey through the forgiveness process was difficult at times, and enlightening throughout. This media consultant speaks across the globe on communication leadership and often shares her story of overcoming fear and how to do that in business.
A few years ago, a man named Gary received news that his wife Judy and their children, twelve-year-
People lose their jobs, they face bankruptcy and foreclosure. Some people are dealing with a divorce; others of us are facing life threatening illnesses. Culturally, we see deep political fighting, immigration issues, war, despair and violence. In the face of all this, how can people find the courage to forgive and cause a new realm of possibility, a new conversation?
Shawne has interviewed most presidents, and hundreds of sports stars and celebrities. Her communication trainings focus on alleviating fear in business and fast self-forgiveness. Shawne is currently a PhD candidate, creating leading-edge research on the relationship between mass media and gossip. Shawne’s is joined in Project Forgive by her business partner, Teresa de Grosbois. Teresa is a best-selling author and international speaker who specializes in the topics of influence and success. As the Chair of the Evolutionary Business Council, Teresa leads an international, invitation-only council of speakers and influencers dedicated to teaching the principles of success.
When Marianne Williamson (“A Course in Miracles”) watched the Project Forgive video, her response was "Wow." Jack Canfield (“Chicken Soup for the Soul”) pledged support for the film and committed to being interviewed. The national media coverage is starting to pour in. The world is ready. The film is a deep inquiry through stories of forgiveness from the forgiver and from the forgiven, stories of success, and stories still in progress. Each of these stories are set to unveil the power of true forgiveness. www.shawnetv.com/
Anyone can potentially play a critical role in the creation of this documentary by sharing their story of forgiveness at: http://www.kickstarter.com/
Debbi Dachinger interviews Shawne Duperon and her business partner, Teresa de Grosbois, on “Dare to Dream” radio. Listen to Shawne, Teresa and Debbi live or via the podcast on: http://www.deborahdachinger.com/
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Debbi Dachinger’s “Dare to Dream” radio is a syndicated, multi-award winning show that inspires 4+ million listeners. She wrote the bestselling book: “Dare to Dream: This Life Counts!” www.YouTube.com/