Self-Acceptance

My Simple Method for Beating Negative Thoughts

  I've written before about 5 Steps Toward Self Acceptance. Those aren't the only steps, and I'm sure to write about more later. Today though, I want to expand on the second one in that post. Work on fighting negative thoughts. The Truth About Negative Thoughts The truth is, they aren't the truth. Negative thoughts are our brain catastrophizing the situation. It is really good at coming up with the worst case scenario. These are irrational thoughts, and not based on the facts of the situation. If your conclusions about yourself or
Anxiety, Depression

5 Steps Toward Self Acceptance

These are not only steps toward finding self acceptance, but will eventually become habits to help you keep it up.  The journey toward self acceptance is not just a long road, it is unending. Life isn't static. You are always changing, and so will your feelings about yourself. You will need to have habits in place to help yourself continue to find self acceptance. So, what are some steps you can take on this journey? I've come up with five to discuss with you today. 1) Forgive yourself Any past mistakes you
Self-Acceptance

The Fundamental Key to Happiness

The Fundamental Key to Happiness: Self-Acceptance
New year, new me. It seems like that is always the theme this time of year. There is always a push to be changing and fixing yourself. Bettering yourself is a wonderful idea, but I really feel it is better to approach it from a place of loving yourself and not hating yourself. So I feel it's better to work on self-acceptance first. Self-acceptance is your satisfaction or overall happiness with yourself. It has a broader reach than self-esteem. While self-esteem focuses more on the positives, and the value we