A pause, even a long break, can be good to gather your thoughts and decide where you want to go next.
You often know the answer to your problems, but sometimes you need someone to listen to you while you work out the solution. Sometimes you need a witness. Other times, you need to wtiness.
Striving for perfection won’t help you achieve your goals. Taking committed action and doing what you believe in will help you to live the life you want to lead.
A smile, even a fake smile, can have many positive effects on the people around you, such as gaining trust and making new friends. It might even make you feel a lot better too.
We act based on our experience, on our expectation of what might happen next. It is only when we take action, though, that we finally know the truth of what actually happens.
When confronted with the unknown, you don’t have to continue with your old way of life. Take the bold step, like a mythological hero, and cross the threshold into a new way of living.
When we get to know someone very well, we also see their imperfections. For a healthy relationship, it’s important not to dwell on those negative thoughts.
When you take responsibility – the ability to respond – you can stop blaming others and finally become the creative, innovative person you have always been. If the first requirement of an adult is that he should take to himself responsibility for his failures, for his life, and for his doing, within the context of…
The commitment part of acceptance and commitment therapy can mean taking a leap into the unknown, very much like the heroes of ancient myths, and even modern day stories.