Adjusting the mental image to fit the truth
Anastasia Palmer - Dear Stranger
|page from Into the Light|
Acceptance of symptoms,
of limitations, of new realities
With all it's ups and downs, as acceptance is never a one off event
has probably the most impact
on well being during illness.
I find that when I accept whatever is happening, I can let it be, and find an ease I do not experience when I keep 'fighting'.
This does not mean that I give in to illness.
It means I finds ways to live with it.
Release its hold on my life.
In a strange way, it gives peace.
I can get on with all that is good in my life.
reflection from Into the Light :
Being able to name your illness
adjusts its hold on your life
Your symptoms are real
you are not alone
Acceptance of your new reality
is an ever-changing