“It isn’t what happens to us that causes us to suffer; it’s what we say to ourselves about what happens.” ~Pema Chodron
I love acceptance. Acts of surrender create forward momentum.
If we all pause for a moment and observe what we are fighting, right here and right now—maybe depression, anxiety, weight gain, low self-image, or financial stress—we’ll have an opportunity to accept then.
But that’s just the start.
Recently I accepted something I never thought I would. Reframing the way I thought about it changed my life.
I have moderate to severe OCD. Having OCD is basically like …