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Acceptance vs. Endorsement

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Hi, welcome back to your Daily Mindfulness. In today's session, we're going to talk about acceptance. It's really important to remember that accepting your present reality doesn't mean you endorse it. Accepting your reality doesn't mean you endorse it. This is often where we get tripped up with acceptance.

We feel like if I accept what is here, it must mean in some way that I'm allowing it to be here, or I want it to be here, or I'm not upset that it's here. None of that is true. It may very well be the case that you don't like what is here and you don't want for whatever's here to sustain itself, or you have a moral stance against what is arising. Acceptance isn't in conflict with any of those experiences or emotions. What acceptance is involves is acknowledging and softening into the truth of what is here right now.

You may not like it, but by firmly standing on this ground of truth, firmly seeing and recognizing what is here, you have more clarity and how to best move forward. And the important thing about that, is that sometimes the best way to move forward is to actually take action against what is here so that it doesn't continue in the future. The key point here is that acceptance doesn't mean endorsement. It means meeting the truth of what is here fully, recognizing that it's here already. So can we honor that? Can we relax into it? And with a more full bodied presence, allow ourselves to see what is the best decision for how to respond next.

If we deny what is here, if we don't let ourselves see what is here, we have no opportunity to respond with any true clarity. So see if you could bring this into your mindfulness journey. Acceptance, isn't a weakness, it's a superpower. And it's what allows us to respond appropriately to the present moment in order to impact the future. Thank you so much for your practice and let's settle in for today's meditation.

Cory Muscara

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Acceptance vs. Endorsement

Personalized support for learning how to integrate mindfulness into your life. Delivered fresh everyday by our world renowned experts. Choose meditation duration:

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Hi, welcome back to your Daily Mindfulness. In today's session, we're going to talk about acceptance. It's really important to remember that accepting your present reality doesn't mean you endorse it. Accepting your reality doesn't mean you endorse it. This is often where we get tripped up with acceptance.

We feel like if I accept what is here, it must mean in some way that I'm allowing it to be here, or I want it to be here, or I'm not upset that it's here. None of that is true. It may very well be the case that you don't like what is here and you don't want for whatever's here to sustain itself, or you have a moral stance against what is arising. Acceptance isn't in conflict with any of those experiences or emotions. What acceptance is involves is acknowledging and softening into the truth of what is here right now.

You may not like it, but by firmly standing on this ground of truth, firmly seeing and recognizing what is here, you have more clarity and how to best move forward. And the important thing about that, is that sometimes the best way to move forward is to actually take action against what is here so that it doesn't continue in the future. The key point here is that acceptance doesn't mean endorsement. It means meeting the truth of what is here fully, recognizing that it's here already. So can we honor that? Can we relax into it? And with a more full bodied presence, allow ourselves to see what is the best decision for how to respond next.

If we deny what is here, if we don't let ourselves see what is here, we have no opportunity to respond with any true clarity. So see if you could bring this into your mindfulness journey. Acceptance, isn't a weakness, it's a superpower. And it's what allows us to respond appropriately to the present moment in order to impact the future. Thank you so much for your practice and let's settle in for today's meditation.

Cory Muscara

4.7

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