Ep 161: Acceptance

In this episode, Richard and Ross take a look at another important skill for increasing our psychological flexibility: acceptance.

This doesn’t mean a passive acceptance of the status quo, or simply pushing through difficulties with gritted teeth. It means authentically accepting the discomfort and other stuff we don’t like in situations, while taking helpful action to get through it. Once we make room for it, we don’t have to struggle with it, or delay action until the discomfort has gone.

We explore the various ways we raise this topic with our clients in coaching contexts, discuss how we bring acceptance to life in our own lives, and share some simple tips on how to develop this skill in your own life.

Do get in touch with your questions and comments – we love to hear from our listeners. You can email us: podcast at worklifepsych dot com.

Thanks for listening!

Resources for this entire series on psychological flexibility can be found on a dedicated page on this website.

  • Date May 30, 2024
  • Tags Psychological Flexibility