The following two expressions describe the danger of lack of acceptance: What you resist persists. If you don’t want it, you’ll have it. Acceptance of what is making us unhappy does not mean dwelling in it. The goal is to accept what we don’t like while simultaneously working to cultivate what we want. Self-acceptance means acceptance of our thoughts, emotions, and sensations.
Video: Self-Acceptance and Emotional Repression
August 7, 2013 at 9:00 am
- Video: Becoming Who You Really Are
- Video: The Importance of Setting Goals
- Q & A with Dr. B. – What is MBEP and why did you develop it?
- Q & A with Dr. B. – Would you provide examples of what you mean by empowered versus disempowered self-talk?
- Q & A with Dr. B. – In the last year you have focused a lot on loving self-care. Why is that?
- Authenticity, Transparency
- Body Centeredness
- Cancer and the Mind
- Chronic Illness and the Mind
- Gratitude and Well-Being
- In Your Own Hands
- Living by Personal Values
- Meaning and Purpose in Health
- Mindfulness Practice
- Practice is Everything
- Practice Living by Choice
- Q&A Ask Dr. B.
- Self-Efficacy and Self-Mastery
- Social Support and Contributing Member of a Community