Beliefs About Self-Acceptance

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Do you  have Self-Acceptance?  Specifically, are you accepting or fighting parts of yourself or circumstances in this present moment?  Undoubtedly, our Beliefs about Self-Acceptance are learned when we are very young.  For this reason, it is important to become aware of our caregivers acceptance of themselves?  

Where would be notice Lack of Self-Acceptance.  Particularly, they would stand out in the two activities listed below.  

  1. First, the ones we have less skill.  
  2. Seconding the ones we have less confidence. 

If we listen to our thoughts criticizing others, the result is that there is a mirror reflecting right back at us. 

Particularly, it reflects our own lack of Self-Acceptance.  For this reason, our Beliefs about our Self-Acceptance matter.  Without a doubt, we benefit immensely by taking a look at our Beliefs. It became   Ultimately, when I heard negative self-talk it was about me!   

Wiley Online Library of did a study of participants with severe and enduring mental health problems.  In comparison to the general population, the participants were more likely to have lower self-acceptance and self-esteem higher levels.  

A 2016 Harvard Health Publishing Harvard Medical School Article described three ways to bolster your Self-Acceptance.

  1. Being able to regulate your emotions and moods.  
  2. Self- awareness.
  3. And, self-transcendence which means to be less reliant on things outside of yourself to define you.  

Notably, the Harvard Article described Self-Acceptance and self-transcendence, supporting physical positive physical changes.  Particularly, they play a role in increased serotonin which is hugely beneficial to maintaining mood balance.   

In order to create change, it is essential to first accept where we are at. 

Change happens within the present moment.   Neuroscientist, trainer, speaker, Joe Dispenza shares the quote below.

To be happy with yourself in the present moment while maintaining a dream of your future is a grand recipe for manifestation.  When you feel so whole that you no longer care whether “it” will happen, that’s when amazing things materialize before your eyes.  


And now, the 5 R’s Practice is outlined for you to gain a deeper understanding of your Self-Acceptance Beliefs.

1.      Reflection—What is your Reflection on your level of Self-Acceptance?  For example, I Reflected on my connections with friends.  Clearly, I needed to make some changes.  

2.      Research—Identifying past feelings of Self-Acceptance is fascinating?  In this respect, are there challenges with working with Self-Acceptance of yourself? 

3.      Recycle—Is there any part of your experience with not Accepting yourself?  For example, I am accepting that it is healthy to release friendships that are no longer in alignment with who I am now.  This is in contrast to being the person other people wanted to be.  And certainly I love and appreciate these individuals from my past.     

4.      Rewrite—There is so much potential in Rewriting your understanding of Self-Acceptance in this present moment?    

5.      Rehearse—Ah, to be human; here to learn lessons in life in Earth School that will bring joy to your heart and soul.   Accepting all aspects of yourself as well as others is not always easy.   

 Please share your Comments:

You will join the community of your authentic self, showing up, and Accepting all of You.  The 5 R’s Practice is outlined for you.   What is your:

1.      Reflection;

2.     Research;

3.     Recycle;

4.     Rewrite;

5.     And where do you Rehearse?  

Thank you so much for your Comments, short or long.  Your Perspective Matters.  BAM—Beliefs are Magical!









About Marion Elaine 12 Articles
I love hearing the stories and experience of others. I worked in human services for 25 years with youth and families that were experiencing challenges. The, when challenges came into my life, I learned more about myself and would love to share and listen to your story. Additionally, I love my family.


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