Much of that had little to do with acne, but I want to get back to that and bring this full circle…
During my recent experiences, I learned very clearly that when you’re in a situation that feels bad, the answer is to just accept it.
No one wants to feel bad, but the harsh reality is that life can hurt. Life is not perfect. Shitty things happen that don’t seem fair, and sometimes you have to do things that don’t feel good.
The more you mentally resist the reality of the situation, the more it’s going to hurt. The bigger the problem is going to get, and the more it’s going to take over your life and emotions.
If you are reading this blog, I can only assume that a shitty, awful thing that is happening to you right now is acne.
But I Could Never Accept Acne, You Say
People have a really, really hard time with the word acceptance.
And I get it. You don’t like it, so how could you ever accept it?
Doesn’t that mean giving up trying to get rid of it? Rolling over, and just living with it? Are you actually asking me to LIKE it? [Read more…]