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Dr. DeFoore's Healing Anger Newsletter entitled "Self-acceptance Is Key To Change"
December 15, 2016
"The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change."
Carl Rogers, Ph.D.
Changing your behavior and your thought patterns is very challenging, and you need all of the energy you can get to make it happen in a lasting way.
When you move into a place of accepting yourself as the imperfect and wonderful human being that you are, you will breathe a sigh of relief, gain new energy, and be more motivated to start those new self-improvement plans you've been meaning to get to.
When you accept yourself as you are now, you will want to provide an even better future for yourself.
Self-acceptance opens the doorway to self appreciation and self-love, which are the best motivators for positive and lasting behavior change.
It's so easy to see your own flaws, right? Some of us actually dwell on our flaws and shortcomings, and that can create anxiety, depression and anger.
This is because of your problem-solving brain running its default program of trying to fix what's wrong...and in the process, it fixates on what's wrong.
So, you have to override this automatic problem focus, by deliberately reminding yourself of your good intentions, your good deeds, and your good heart.
Here are some steps you can take:
There's no point in waiting for someone else to come along and tell you all of this. That may or may not happen, but there is no guarantee.
You're the one who knows the inside story. Only you know how hard you've tried, and how much you've wanted the good things to come.
So, exercise that power that only you have, and give yourself the love, approval and acceptance you want.
This highly effective audio program, available as a CD or MP3 download, will help you to access and develop your self-love and self acceptance so that you can begin and maintain your journey to the amazing human being you've always dreamed of being.
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The Healing Anger Newsletter brings you a refreshing, helpful and upbeat approach to anger management and how it can work for you in every aspect of your life. Here is your chance to keep up with my (Dr. DeFoore here) latest discoveries and insights on anger management and how you can heal the anger in yourself, your family, your school and your workplace.
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