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Is Happiness a Skill? Grow It With Self-Forgiveness and Self-Acceptance

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Is Happiness a Skill? Grow It With Self-Forgiveness and Self-Acceptance
By Zen Breaks • Issue #36 • View online
ZEN BREAKS 36 - Happiness is the result of a baby steps process.

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” – Marcus Aurelius
113. Are You BEING Happy?
How I learned to just Be happy
How I learned to just Be happy
  • Is happiness something that happens or something we build?
  • Is it an emotion or a state of being?
  • Are you Feeling happy or Being happy?
Vera explains us how she realized that “happiness can be like a skill. It’s not a state of being we can achieve, or a place we can get to. I think it’s already inside of us. ”
She also gives us some very practical advice on how we can cultivate happiness, how we can develop this skill:
  • Enjoy the unexpected 
  • Make decisions
  • Practice self-acceptance
  • Abandon comparison
  • Practice gratitude
114. Learn Self-Forgiveness
How Self Forgiveness Leads to a Joyful Life
How Self Forgiveness Leads to a Joyful Life
Probably we all have something we did (or did not do) in the past that we find hard to accept and to forgive ourselves for.
Maybe we weren’t there when a loved one passed away, and we can’t forgive ourselves for it?
Eileen Timmins shares her story personal story and explains how she had to find a way to forgive herself and how learning to do it can take you into a more joyful life.
115. And Self-Acceptance
Unconditional positive regard -- the power of self acceptance
Unconditional positive regard -- the power of self acceptance
Self- Acceptance is not something easy to understand or practice.
Michelle Charfen had to make a journey to discover the power of self-acceptance while she was trying to find new ways to deal with her children.
After a lot of struggle, research and experiments, she discovered that what was necessary for a healthier relationship with her kids was the same that the mother needed to practice with herself: Self-Acceptance.
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