Accepting current understanding of reality, that is what 'accepting yourself as your are' is all about. No more no less. Well, in fact it is far far more because of what can happen when you genuinely and deeply accept reality! And understanding can change.
The word 'accept' is defined in several ways including:
- to acknowledge that something is true
- to tolerate something without protesting or attempting to change it
- to acknowledge a fact or truth and come to terms with it
When I use the word in this context I mean the first definition - to acknowledge that something is true. There...
"..the question is not so much what makes them 'difficult', but what we tell ourselves about them that makes them difficult" ~ Peter Vajda
Recently I've been working with a client who wants help with working effectively with a person she finds difficult. I asked 'in what ways difficult?' She said it was based on past experiences over a few years. In the first instance they got on fine. Circumstances changed and so did their relationship. My client's interpretation of this particular person's words, deeds and behaviour led her to finding it nigh impossible to trust him as a work...