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How acceptance helps you improve your personal life


2 months agoSteemit3 min read

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Life is full of changes, some good and some not so good. Do you know how to accept them and adapt to them? Do you know how to accept yourself and others as they are?

Accepting reality does not mean resigning or conforming, but rather recognizing what is in your power to change and what is not. This way you can take control of your life and find a way to improve it. Accepting also allows you to know yourself better and discover your strengths and weaknesses.

We are not static beings, but dynamic ones. Our personality is shaped by our emotions, thoughts, behaviors and actions. It is also influenced by the environment in which we live, which exposes us to all types of stimuli, both positive and negative. Every day we can feel and act differently, and that does not mean that we lose our identity, but that we enrich it.

The world we live in bombards us with thousands of influences that can affect the way we see things. Television, media, radio, homes, government, schools, etc. Everyone has their own agenda, but everyone also judges someone at some point. That is something we have to accept, but not get carried away by it. We cannot change the way of thinking and acting of others, but we can change our own. That is the first step to learn and accept. The best way to live in the world is to be our own influence and not let others make us unhappy.

When you learn to accept, you will feel more joyful and optimistic. For example, if someone bothers you, instead of getting angry, you will be able to see the funny side of the situation. You can also laugh at yourself if you make a mistake and not give it more importance than it has. When you start to see the humor in life, you will feel better inside. When you learn to change for the better, perhaps others will follow. Good behavior is more powerful than words in bringing about change in others.

As you grow, you will feel new motivation, and that motivation will drive you to find new ways to improve. Over time, when you feel better, you will see the need to take care of your health, your diet, and your relationships. You will also seek to surround yourself with positive influences that support and inspire you. When you feel that motivation, you will be ready to work for your goals and achieve them.

To write the article, I consulted some sources on acceptance and personal improvement that I found on the web.

(1) What is Acceptance in Psychology?
(2) Acceptance: the basis of change and personal growth.
(3) Personal Acceptance, I assume how I am and what happens to me - IEPP.


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