Tag: acceptance

I Just Want to be Happy!

“People who highly value happiness set happiness standards that are difficult to obtain, leading them to feel disappointed about how they feel, paradoxically decreasing their happiness the more they want it.”** Another one of those paradoxes I find fascinating. The APA journal, Emotion, published a study… Continue Reading “I Just Want to be Happy!”

Stop ‘shoulding’ all over yourself | Reblog

How ‘Should’ Messages Set the Stage for Anxiety. A few months ago, I did a blog entry talked about how shoulds are tyrannical and distressful. There really just isn’t any way to over emphasize how our families, our culture, our society, our humanity causes… Continue Reading “Stop ‘shoulding’ all over yourself | Reblog”