Tag Archives: Self-Acceptance

Embracing Failure

My therapist and I randomly talked today about how I failed my driver’s test. I actually failed it twice before I finally passed it. At the time, I felt like such a big failure, and I kept all my failed … Continue reading

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Body Image Freak Out

Last night my dance team performed, which was super awesome and fun. However, before the dance performance, when I put on my black performance/competition pants, I had a body image freak out. Love handles and more were hanging over the … Continue reading

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Body changes – new bra size

One of the recommendations in my Beautiful You: A Daily Guide to Radical Self-Acceptance book by Rosie Molinary is to get your bra size measured (obviously tailored to women). Because I usually work on the book in my car right … Continue reading

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Happiness Pressure

There is pressure to be happy. Even one of the most well-known phrases in The Declaration of Independence is the right for “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” One of my favorite quotations when I was younger was the … Continue reading

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“You should be a recovery speaker”

My treatment program brings in recovery speakers who typically are former patients doing well in recovery. The line that people from program (ranging from my treatment team to other patients who received help at the same time as me) say … Continue reading

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Me Time

This morning, I vacillated between my now-usual routine of working through the Radical Self-Acceptance daily (journal) book and jumping out of my car to begin my busy day at work. I had a couple important experiments planned among other tasks … Continue reading

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I am not my body

Every now and then I work on a page or so from Beautiful You: A Daily Guide to Radical Self-Acceptance by Rosie Molinary. The page I worked on yesterday had a message to the effect of “I am not my … Continue reading

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