How do you accept something difficult to accept?

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Daily Question: How do you accept something difficult to accept?

“Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.” – William James


How do you accept something difficult to accept?

Let’s define ‘acceptance…’


1. The act or process of accepting.

How do you accept something?

  • Identify it, and define it; whatever it is…
    Ex: ‘Violent things happen in the world,’ or ‘peace is possible.’
  • Examine the issue or information and ask yourself, “Is it true?
    Does it feel true?” If so, what needs to change?
  • Choose a plausible reason, or reasons why it happened or why it’s happening and accept the reason or reasons.
    Ex: ‘People are inherently disconnected. They are disconnected from themselves, each other and the world; or ‘people are inherently connected, but they don’t realize it.
  • Ask yourself: “How can people become aware they are connected?”
    On a metaphysical level!!!
  • Take responsibility.
  • Accept the reality.
  • Sometimes, like in death, there is no discernible reason, and
    this can be accepted…

Ask yourself, “How can I accept it?” As a first step…
Then, live from the question and see what unfolds…

Ask yourself, for yourself…”What good can come out of it…?”

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Yearly Notes

Ex: She sometimes feels empty when she talks to her…

Accept it!

Will she ever understand, why?

I think the human experience is ‘way too complex’ to truly understand.

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Play… The Happy & Successful Game!


If you notice you’re in the moment, you’re present, you’re paying attention to every detail, savoring the moment, you win. You are a success! If you notice you’re not in the moment, you’re not present, you’re not paying attention to every detail, not savoring the moment, you loose. 

The End. 

*Ya gotta do somethin’ to play!

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Imagine what could happened if we all focused on the intention this week! The purpose of focusing on an intention, or question is to practice it, so it can be called upon always and forever.

Remember, everyone is on their own path at their own pace, and we all have the same value. Also, while examining the intention and answering the question, make sure you’re not hurting yourself or anyone else.

Please practice yoga safely, and pause or stop when you need to pause or stop.  Listen to your body! Also, please consult a doctor before engaging in the practice of yoga. The Yoga Book blog, it’s affiliates, etc. do not take any responsibility for injuries, actions etc. which may occur as a result of doing yoga, focusing on the question/intention, or doing “Today’s Class.” Also, The Yoga Book blog is not intended to be a substitute for professional help. It is simply information based on experience and some research. Remember, you are making your own choices ~ following your own path, your own heart. ‘Tis up to you, what you do, and your sole responsibility. It is also your responsibility please, to seek the professional help you may need in dealing with the issues that may arise in your life.

…And we all need a little help, sometimes 🙂

The Yoga Book

“The idea for The Yoga Book came to me in a yoga class! I saw it clearly in my mind and I needed somewhere to write it down. Also, I had recently met with a Indian medical doctor, who had said “Different styles of yoga effect people differently, so it is important to know which ‘style of yoga’ is right for you.” So, I decided to create a book, where people could journal about their experiences in a yoga class, write about the different postures – how they felt, get inspired, and write about their insights… Sometimes I would come to class with a problem, any problem, and leave with a solution! And when I did, I’d write it down somewhere, so I decided to create The Yoga Book.” 

– Creator of The Yoga Book



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