Acceptance

/Acceptance

If You are Reacting to Them, It’s Probably About You

By |2019-07-03T09:46:15+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Acceptance, Emotions, FEATURED, Reacting, Relationships|

A few days ago I experienced a real opportunity for growth. This opportunity, which involved reacting, came in the package of an uncomfortable exchange between a close friend and me. At the time, it felt awkward and confrontational, but later I was able to see it in a different light and learn from it. Criticism [...]

The More I Love Myself, the Less I Need Anyone Else

By |2019-06-26T21:46:23+00:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Acceptance, Appreciation, FEATURED, Self-Compassion, Self-Love|

Self-love has never been easy for me. My generation was raised to believe that self-improvement was a bunch of nonsense. Back then, fostering self-esteem was never a goal of parenting. Thus, many of us grew up not feeling very good about ourselves. Even hearing the words self-love used to make me feel uncomfortable like it [...]

Don’t Rob Someone of Their Experience

By |2019-06-18T23:52:44+00:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Acceptance, Change, Experience, FEATURED, Real Life|

Throughout my life, I have had a lot of experience dealing with people who struggle with addictions. My best friend is a member of AA and used to have issues with alcohol and drugs. One of the biggest lessons we have both learned, is that change only comes after serious consequences and after the person [...]

Resistance is Futile, Instead, Go with the Flow

By |2019-06-11T11:14:11+00:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Acceptance, Faith, FEATURED, Real Life, Resistance|

I don’t know about you, but I have a real problem with resistance. There is always a battle going on in my head as I try to push negative emotions out, avoid uncomfortable situations, or resist my current circumstances. Always Waiting for Something to Be Over Frequently, I feel like I am just in a [...]