Tagged with self-acceptance

Freedom From My Bullshit

Freedom From My Bullshit

When you look up the transitive verb “accept” in the dictionary, you will find the following definitions: to receive willingly <accept a gift> to give admittance or approval to <accept as one of a group> to endure without protest or reaction <accept poor living conditions> to recognize as true: believe <refused to accept the explanation> to make a favorable response to <accept an offer> to agree to undertake (a … Continue reading

Who Should I Compare You To?

Sizing up the competition is a well-known concept used to determine your opponent’s strengths and weaknesses so you can win. It’s a never-ending cycle of getting the upper hand. If someone’s on top, somebody else is on the bottom and everything revolves around making sure you’re on top. It’s a principle based on a belief … Continue reading

There Is No Substitute for the Truth or Is There?

Everything happens for a reason. Every choice, every direction, every path you choose will lead you somewhere. Not choosing isn’t an option, since not choosing is the choice.  Denial has its own ramifications–whether it’s feeling disconnected from the people you love, stuck in job you no longer enjoy, blaming others for your problems or feeling … Continue reading

Resistance Is Futile

I’m starting a list of the things I resist, So that I might find a new point of view. One that no longer causes me bother, My one-sided feelings askew. I want to see how free it would be To give up what I think I must fight. When raising my arms, or my voice … Continue reading

Do You Want to Know a Secret?

Okay, I admit it. I was inspired to write about secrets because of Project Runway. I know it’s on Lifetime now, but I don’t care. I’m a loyal fan of the show. As far as reality shows are concerned, at least this one has fashionable people who are talented, creative, unafraid to speak their mind … Continue reading

I Don’t Need Your Permission

Yesterday morning, a new friend told me, “You don’t need permission to live the life you want to life.” I had to think about this for quite some time before I realized that on some level, I am waiting to get some “stamp of approval” so I can do what I want, when I want, … Continue reading