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Until the Allowing & Acceptance section gets finished, here are a few recommended resources on the subject.
Welcoming the Unwelcome by Pema Chodron
In her first new book of spiritual teachings in over seven years, Pema Chödrön offers a combination of wisdom, heartfelt reflections, and the signature mix of humor and insight that have made her a beloved figure to turn to during times of change.
Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach
“Believing that something is wrong with us is a deep and tenacious suffering,” says Tara Brach at the start of this illuminating book. This suffering emerges in crippling self-judgments and conflicts in our relationships, in addictions and perfectionism, in loneliness and overwork—all the forces that keep our lives constricted and unfulfilled.
Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life
Wabi sabi (“wah-bi sah-bi”) is a captivating concept from Japanese aesthetics, which helps us to see beauty in imperfection, appreciate simplicity and accept the transient nature of all things.
Taking It One Day at a Time
We’re often hugely ambitious about our plans for happiness, picturing the years of joy we want to set in motion. However, at points, we should realise the greater wisdom of learning to enjoy the day already in hand, and drawing satisfaction from that most precious and most neglected of units of time; the present moment.
Acceptance and Mental Health
No one wants to fall mentally ill. Yet, paradoxically, our insistence on always maintaining perfect mental health may make us more susceptible to becoming unwell.
Mastering the Paradox of Acceptance and Change With Anxiety
A 12-minute video on Acceptance and commitment therapy.
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