Entries tagged with “Acceptance”

15 Affirmations for Practicing Acceptance and Tolerance

Acceptance and tolerance leads to inner and outer peace. Let’s make it our business to practice a little more acceptance for the holidays and for the new year.

4 Tips for Practicing Amor Fati

Embracing fate to reduce struggle is key to practicing amor fati.

4 Tips to Practice Acceptance During the Holidays

Accepting, observing, and experiencing a different family culture as you would another country's may change your perspective.

9 Things You Might Assume Are Your Fault, But Aren't

When blaming yourself for your own suffering becomes a core belief.

Acceptance as a Tool for Dealing with Unpleasant Emotions

From the book Rock and Water: The Power of Thought; The Peace of Letting Go

Book Review: Walking Through Anger

Conte’s approach hinges on the principle of Yield Theory: the idea that anger is best defused when we meet other people where they are, as opposed to where we would like them to be.

Embracing Our Flaws

Instead of hiding who we are, we have to embrace the broken times and faults that make us beautiful.

Finding Home in the Moment

Psychotherapist Kevin Anderson answers questions from S&H readers. “I keep trying to figure out where I should move, but I feel stuck and unable to make a decision.”

Got Compassion?

Let’s skip the judgment and step into love. Sometimes when I speak to people of the importance of compassion, I see a look in their eyes that I interpret as, Why? All day long we …

Holding Death Close

“Holding death close serves as a continuous, gentle reminder that every moment I am alive is a special but limited opportunity.”

How to Break the Spell of Fear

When you take control, you break fear’s spell. The concept is simple, but is difficult to accomplish because fear is the ultimate enabler. I saw that clearly when I went blind.

How to Get Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

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If You Came to My Church…

You wouldn’t have to say the Creed.

It Is What It Is: How to Return to Neutrality

A reminder from a great blue heron: Cultivating neutrality begins with acceptance of what is.

Let’s Talk About Death

Excerpted from Let’s Talk About Death: Asking the Questions that Profoundly Change the Way We Live and Die

Our Walk in the World: Regret

Making amends can help loosen the weight of the past.

Paying Attention to Judgmental Thoughts

Excerpted from Says Who?: How Asking One Simple Question Can Change How You Think Forever by Ora Nadrich

The Antidote to Toxic Positivity

Difficult emotions are there for a reason. There is one cure for toxic positivity.

The Grass Is Greener Where You Water It

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” —Theodore Roosevelt Here’s a funny story: a new age thinker died and went to heaven. Upon entering the pearly gates, he saw tw…

The Two Ingredients of a Real Love Potion

If your mind cringes or your belly flip-flops while you read this, you’re not alone.