Continue reading “Learning to Accept”
Acceptance is not tolerating and acceptance is definitely not approval. Acceptance and forgiveness are linked, in that one requires the other. Acceptance and surrender are similar in some ways, different in others. Acceptance is the first step in taking action against resignation and it is often the first step that leads to understanding. While acceptance may be linked to other concepts, nothing can take its place. Only by identifying and accepting the things you are struggling with can you begin to deal with them in positive, specific ways.
Continue reading “Values Matter”
Are you letting your values matter? Are you consistently honoring your core beliefs and living in alignment with the things that matter most? You are not living your values for yourself only. There is a ripple effect that moves and expands your actions such that they can have a far-reaching impact, more than you may ever know. That’s a way you make our world a better place.
Continue reading “Essential Strategies for Navigating Frustrations”
Petty annoyances may seem insignificant when experienced individually, but when they accumulate over time, they can become overwhelming. By dealing with annoyances as soon as you can, you prevent many frustrating experiences from developing.
Continue reading “When Acceptance Is Hard”
We will always face situations that we find distressing, aggravating, troubling, infuriating, sorrowful, or heartbreaking. Many of these we have no control over. However, we have a choice to accept or to “fight against reality”. When acceptance is hard, try to remember you have a choice. Choose the path of acceptance.
Continue reading “Excelerated Values”
When your life is in congruence with your “valid values” — the principles you deem as important and desirable — you feel in harmony and balanced. It’s a good idea to check in from time to time to see that you are living your values, whatever they may be.
Continue reading “Know Your Values”
For your Valid Values to be “valuable”, you have to put them to use. The key to living a richer and more meaningful isn’t found outside of yourself. The key is in living your values.
Continue reading “Respond to Every Moment’s Needs”
Oh, those pesky annoyances that need our attention but that we put off. Some are minor irritants. Some are more serious and some could have a deleterious effect on our health, safety, wealth, or relationships. But we can find ways to respond to annoyances rather than ignore them or tolerate them.