The Dance of Acceptance
About 4000 years ago, Lao Tzu spoke about the Law of Reversed Effort. The more we try to push something away, the bigger and more threatening it becomes. This speaks loudly to the experience of Anxiety. The more we try to avoid, duck and push away, the bigger it grows.
This is where Acceptance comes in – Mindful Acceptance is central to Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT)