Practicing Acceptance

MIT students share how they overcame resistance to challenging situations and emotions to practice self-compassion and accept situations they cannot change.

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HJ: Practicing Radical Acceptance

HJ describes steps she took to reduce anxiety by acknowledging and accepting the hardships that were beyond her control.

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Vyshnavi: Setting Realistic Expectations

Vyshnavi shares how she learned to accept a less productive reality during lockdown.

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Evan: Practicing Self-compassion

Evan steps back and looks at his situation objectively. He realizes that no one is perfect and that it’s going to be okay.

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