Instructions for "Reject or Accept?":
When you notice discomfort, either physical or mental:
For example, if I notice at 3pm today that I am feeling a bit sad, some typical reactions might be:
If we can accept this, we change our relationship to discomfort when it arises. It will no longer hold the same fear, struggle, or guilt for us. When we struggle against discomfort, we give it even more energy, raising it's profile in our lives, and exaggerating it's effect. When we switch the struggle for acceptance, we can allow discomfort to be, and then pass, as all things inevitably do.
"Our attempts to find lasting pleasure, lasting security, are at odds with the fact that we’re part of a dynamic system in which everything and everyone is in process." - Pema Chodron
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