“The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.” – Carl Jung Mindfulness-based therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) infuse the concept of acceptance throughout treatment.  The idea behind acceptance is the notion of surrendering and opening yourself up to all aspects of your internal and external experience in their entirety.  This means…

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“Ask not that events should happen as you will, but let your will be that events should happen as they do, and you shall have peace.” – Epictetus For many people, the idea of opening their hearts and minds to painful or uncomfortable thoughts, feelings, and sensations seems like the last thing they wish to…

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