While many are seeking happiness, acceptances is known to be the best road to the good life. But accepting some things takes great effort.
The poster coach says it all. But if you want more detail and help, I suggest you visit this link: Marsha Linehan’s work on Radical Acceptance.
The first step to teaching a child acceptance? Teaching the child to rate pain. A skill you must learn and practice in order to teach.
Here is let another poster coach that teaches how to rate pain. Use it for a week and then start helping your children rate the slings and arrows and rocks of their lives by asking them to rate hurts.
This post was inspired by a reference to acceptance on a Facebook Post in and not by this Word Press Daily Prompt: Pace Oddity If you could slow down an action that usually zooms by, or speed up an event that normally drags on, which would you choose, and why?
However, In tune with this post, I would slow down the rush to happiness and speed up everyone’s efforts to remember what matters, practice kindness, forgiveness, and gratitude for the good in life. Do you agree? I bet you do.
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LINKS OF INTEREST
These links are for those not familiar with Emotional Intelligence or the idea of Emotional Fitness.