Acceptance is a Critical Aspect of Happiness

Accepting what is, acknowledging reality as it exists in this moment, is an essential step toward moving forward in life toward what you most desire. Acceptance plants your feel firmly on the ground and provides a launching pad to the future.

You don’t have to like your present reality to accept it. You may want to change it in the very next moment. You may want your reality to be completely different than how it is. But if you don’t know where you are, it’s harder choose a new direction.

Acceptance defines your starting point. It tells you where you are.

How are you doing in terms of what matters most to you? Be truthful with yourself and avoid the temptation to sugar coat the answer.  It’s most effective if you write the details down. Accept life as it is.  Then get going on the business of making it how you really want it to be.