SFHSS - Loving...YOU!: The Art of Self-acceptance

Somewhere along the way, many of us have replaced our positive self-regard with a critical voice. Like a shadow, it hovers at our side, reminding us of our flaws and our unworthiness. To live a fulfilling, serene, happy life, we must learn to love and accept ourselves, flaws and all. This workshop covers the basics of self-acceptance, factors that contribute to a poor self-image, and practical tips for loving yourself unconditionally. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

Define self-acceptance and its manifestation:

  • Self-esteem vs. self-acceptance
  • Determine your self-regard

Identify factors that contribute to low self-regard:

  • Childhood
  • Socioeconomic factors
  • Life experiences
  • Society and the media
  • The tyranny of the musts, thoughts, and shoulds

Describe how to rekindle self-love:

  • Silencing the critic
  • 11-step prescription for self-love

Describe ways of loving yourself:

  • Daily tips for greater self-acceptance