Acceptance is the ability to deal with something, someone or a situation, which is often negative, in a positive way, without attempting to change the outcome. It is when you decide NOT to take action, or try to change something or someone, or an outcome. It is accepting what is.
In the current political and economic climate, it is no wonder there is a state of fear and apprehension in the world today; but whatever the reason for our fear, apprehension and stress there are some practical things we can do to help ourselves through times of chronic stress and distress.
When starting to meditate for the first time, many people have no idea what they might experience – they tend to think that meditating is for relaxation only and that is often the prime reason people come to learn this quietening practice. In fact, it is so very much more than that.