Five Things To Understand About Acceptance and Commitment Coaching

Five Things To Understand About Acceptance and Commitment Coaching

You want to be happy, but we are all wired to notice threats and fears, in fact probably up to 70% of your thoughts are negative every day.

And we all make the mistake of buying into popular happiness myths.

Thinking that happiness is our natural state. That if we have food, water, shelter and loving relationships then we will naturally be happy.

That if you are not happy then you are defective and need to be medicated.

And that we should just think ourselves happy and be able to control our thoughts and feelings.

If only it was that easy.

How to practice acceptance to change your life

How to practice acceptance to change your life

A big part of living your life using Acceptance and Commitment strategies is the acceptance part.

Acceptance changes your life once you understand how to achieve it, but a lot of people struggle with how to do it.  

The first thing to understand that acceptance isn't something that you achieve through a cognitive process, you can't just decide to accept something and that is that.

How Writing Your Own Obituary Can Transform Your Life

How Writing Your Own Obituary Can Transform Your Life

Ironically one the best tools for understanding who we want to be in our lives is considering the end of our life.

Life has a tendency to run away from us before you know it 5, 10, 15, 20, 30 years have gone by and you look back and wonder how you got here.

This mainly because we find ourselves just reacting to the events that life throws at us.