October Well-being Focus: Self-Acceptance

This October we are focusing on self-acceptance

Crack out the pumpkins, it’s October – Time for a new well-being focus! Perhaps apt for what many agree is the spookiest month of the year, we’re focusing on an area of our well-being people often find the scariest. Having started the work to increase our self-awareness, we now need to take that understanding of ourselves, of our strengths & weaknesses, and learn to accept them…warts and all.

Yes, this October we’re focusing on Self-Acceptance.  

This is such a big and important area of our well-being, I’ll be covering it more fully in an upcoming post this month.  But for now, let’s just say learning to fully accept ourselves is one of the most empowering & freeing things we can do. To know all there is to know about who we are as a person and choose to love that person unconditionally anyway is a truly wonderful thing. But like anything life-changing, it’s a journey.  If you’ve had a lifetime of negativity being thrown at you by others or by yourself to yourself, acceptance won’t necessarily happen overnight.  It’s difficult to suddenly say, this is me & I’m OK with it – even though, we all absolutely should be saying it about ourselves.

I hope you’ll join me on this self-acceptance path this month. Be sure to enter your email in the Stay Happy box below & you won’t miss out on any of it!

To get you started, here are the featured posts for October:

Repin & click to learn more about a quality we should demonstrate to ourselves daily, but rarely do... kindness. This is why kindness is so important, how it can not only benefit us, but those around us plus how to be more kind to ourselves. #kindness #selfcare #selfacceptance #wellbeing

Are you kind to yourself? The importance of kindness

An important step towards self-acceptance is the ability to act with kindness & compassion towards yourself.
Repin & Click to learn why it's so important to be true to yourself. Why the best version of you is the real version of you. How to love & accept yourself. Working on your sense of self. #personalgrowth #selfacceptance #identity #beyou

Being you: The importance of being true to yourself

The best version of you is the truest version of you. It’s time to be you.
We are all only human and we all have off days. Here's why it's ok to have an off day. Taking it easy on yourself. #personalgrowth #selfacceptance #selfawareness

Only Human: Why it’s OK to have an off-day

Learning to let go and loosen up a little on the expectations you hold of yourself

Time to get involved!

How self-accepting are you?  Have you embraced all aspects of yourself fully or (like I used to be) do your struggle to say even one nice thing about yourself? Is learning to accept yourself something you would like to do? Or do you feel self-acceptance leads to complacency? Do you have any tips, techniques or tools (including Apps) that you’d like to share?  I’d love to hear them!  Accepting ourselves is often a difficult task, so anything you’ve tried that works, I’m sure will help others. If you’re a blogger and have a post relating to self-acceptance let me know – I’d love to share it with the Living.Pretty.Happy community. In the meantime, get in touch via the comments box below, I always love to hear from you!

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This month our well-being focus is self-acceptance. Learning to accept yourself - all your positives and also your not so positives. Contains posts to help you start to increase your self-acceptance. #selfacceptance #wellbeing #personalgrowth
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4 thoughts on “October Well-being Focus: Self-Acceptance

  1. I find journaling really helpful in the process of self-acceptance, though it’s certainly a work in progress. All the positive and self-care vibes from the bloggers I follow really help too! It’s a pretty powerful community and a lovely place to be sometimes. I look forward to seeing your upcoming posts, I love reading about these topics!

    1. I hear you on the work-in-progress, It’s challenging, but also rewarding. Yes, it’s good to see an increase in these messages in the community, it often helps to reduce the self-care guilt many feel. Thanks so much for reading & I hope you enjoy what’s coming up x

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