Shane Hennesey

Acceptance

Acceptance in ACT – We Need to Talk About It – Like Bruno

The acceptance of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) can be off-putting on first blush. Seen as an act of weakness or a ‘giving in’ to negative and uncomfortable feelings, acceptance can feel like ‘just giving up’. Acceptance in this therapy modality is about being present with emotions, even if they are uncomfortable. Accepting them as …

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Happy International Self-Care Day!

Happy International Self-Care Day! Self-care involves actively taking steps to protect your well-being and prevent illness. Let’s break it down a little. According to the International Self-Care Foundation (ISF), holistic self-care is made up of seven pillars: Knowledge and health literacy Mental wellbeing, self-awareness, and agency Physical activity Healthy eating Risk avoidance or mitigation Good …

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