18 episodes

The Gift of Forgiveness explores what forgiveness means, how it affects us mentally and physically, and what it takes to truly move on. Hosted by Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt and inspired by her book, The Gift of Forgiveness, these are the true stories of forgiveness from the people who’ve lived them. You’ll hear exclusive interviews from some of the people featured in Katherine’s book, and in-depth conversations with some of your favorite celebrities who share their own stories of forgiveness like you’ve never heard them before.

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The Gift of Forgiveness explores what forgiveness means, how it affects us mentally and physically, and what it takes to truly move on. Hosted by Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt and inspired by her book, The Gift of Forgiveness, these are the true stories of forgiveness from the people who’ve lived them. You’ll hear exclusive interviews from some of the people featured in Katherine’s book, and in-depth conversations with some of your favorite celebrities who share their own stories of forgiveness like you’ve never heard them before.

    Dr. Dan Siegel

    Dr. Dan Siegel

    In our season finale, Dr. Dan Siegel joins Katherine to talk about forgiveness from a clinical perspective. As a psychiatrist, he’s been Katherine’s personal forgiveness expert and has helped her as she progressed on her own forgiveness journey. They discuss his tips and techniques, and what it’s like to witness forgiveness breakthroughs with his patients.
    You can get a copy of Katherine's book, The Gift of Forgiveness, wherever books are sold.
    Photo by Johanna Brinckman
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    • 43 min
    Ron Hall

    Ron Hall

    Ron had a wife, two children, a career as an international art dealer, and an affair. Today, Ron joins Katherine to speak about being on the other side of forgiveness, seeking it from his wife.  
    You can hear more of Ron’s story on his podcast, The Ron Hall Show, including an interview he did with Katherine.
    You can get a copy of Katherine's book, The Gift of Forgiveness, wherever books are sold.
    Photo by Johanna Brinckman
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    • 31 min
    Michelle LeClair

    Michelle LeClair

    When Michelle LeClair was just a teenager, Scientology promised her a better life. She decided to postpone college and squash her attraction to women in favor of being a member of the church. But she couldn’t ignore her feelings forever. Michelle joins Katherine to speak about forgiving the institutions that shape us, and accepting yourself for who you are. 
    You can get a copy of Katherine's book, The Gift of Forgiveness, wherever books are sold.
    Photo by Johanna Brinckman
    This week, the Gift of Forgiveness is sponsored by:
    Stamps.com - Visit Stamps.com, click on the microphone at the top and use code "Forgive" to start your trial!
    Daily Harvest - Get $25 off your first order at DailyHarvest.com, and use promo code "Forgive" at checkout.
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    • 40 min
    Rabbi Steve Leder

    Rabbi Steve Leder

    Steve Leder is the Senior Rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles. He joined Katherine to discuss how difficult times makes us each more so, and what you have to do to earn forgiveness.
    You can get a copy of Katherine's book, The Gift of Forgiveness, wherever books are sold.
    Photo by Johanna Brinckman
    This week, the Gift of Forgiveness is sponsored by:
    Framebridge - Go to Framebridge.com and use promo code FORGIVE to save an additional 15% off your first order.
    Vital Farms - Head to VitalFarms.com to see where your eggs come from.
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    • 35 min
    Cheryl Burke

    Cheryl Burke

    Cheryl Burke is a staple on Dancing With The Stars, but she’s also been doing the hard work of self examination and exploration. She joins Katherine today for one of the most honest and insightful conversations about forgiveness Katherine’s ever heard.
    You can get a copy of Katherine's book, The Gift of Forgiveness, wherever books are sold.
    Check out Cheryl's face mask collaboration with Bailey Blue Clothing. Each mask is inspired by her famous ballroom looks.
    Photo by Johanna Brinckman
    This week, the Gift of Forgiveness is sponsored by:
    Daily Harvest - Get $25 off of your first order at DailyHarvest.com and enter code FORGIVE at checkout.
    Indeed - Try out Indeed with a $75 credit at Indeed.com/Forgiveness
    Stamps.com - Get a 4-week trial that includes free postage and a digital scale at Stamps.com. Click on the microphone on the home page and use code FORGIVE to start your 4 week trial.
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    • 29 min
    Immaculee Ilibagiza

    Immaculee Ilibagiza

    In 1994, Immaculee’s short Easter vacation turned into a 91-day siege, while the Hutu tribe set out to massacre as many members of the Tutsi tribe as they could find. Immaculee joins Katherine to talk about hiding from killers, and how she found it in her heart to forgive them their trespasses. 
    You can get a copy of Katherine's book, The Gift of Forgiveness, wherever books are sold.
    Photo by Johanna Brinckman
    This week, the Gift of Forgiveness is sponsored by:
    Vital Farms - See where your eggs come from at VitalFarms.com/farm
    Noom - Start your trial today at Noom.com/FORGIVE
    Green Chef - Go to GreenChef.com/FORGIVE80 for $80 off your first month and free shipping.
     
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    • 27 min

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