As I practice acceptance skills through ACT, I can make room for the difficult feelings, thoughts and stories that present themselves in my life periodically. This doesn’t mean I enjoy having painful thoughts and feelings, it means I aim to drop the struggle with them more often than I have in the past.
Acceptance is an often misunderstood word. Many people think acceptance means agreeing or complying with, giving into or even liking what is troubling them. Therefore, most people reject the idea of accepting that someone they love has died, something unfair has happened to them or that an injury has [...]
You are exhausted. You’re scrolling through all of these listings unsure of how to choose a therapist, wondering if it will even help you or someone you love. You might be telling yourself you are weak, lazy or broken because you keep falling into the same hole. I hear [...]