"Acceptance" is not the same as floating through life with no goals, dreams or will power to achieve things. It is about giving up the need to control everything in our lives.

The opposite to acceptance is "Control-Freakism. We have all seen or been a control freak from time to time.

In my past life, I was a massive control-freak. I see this as a heavily conditioned response especially to people who see themselves as perfectionist, proactive, go-getting problem solvers, or people who work in target driven, pressurised environments. Sound familiar? ...[Continue reading on Jiro Taylor]