Self-acceptance means accepting that I am human and having reasonable expectations.

When I say “self-acceptance,” I mean to acknowledge that I am human and an acceptance of what it means to be human.  This many sound silly, but very few people want to be human – they want to be better than human – they have an expectation of being human that is unrealistic. If I…

Who are you in the big picture?

Imagine a small circle the size of a penny.  Consider that this circle is what you know about yourself — your conscious awareness of yourself. Imagine a circle around that circle as large as a bicycle wheel.  Consider that this circle represents your unconscious.  Maybe your shadow self, maybe your unconscious beliefs, maybe unconscious motivations….