Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a unique, evidence-supported psychological tool that stresses acceptance of situations beyond our control through the use of mindfulness strategies. ACT also focuses on determining and pursuing what really matters in life, and what we want to stand for in our short time on this planet.
Handling painful thoughts and feelings effectively takes practice. Listen to a guided visualization pulled from Russ Harris, author of The Happiness Trap. which focuses on observing, breathing, and expanding to practice acceptance of what is beyond our personal control.