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How to Stop Sabotaging Your Ability to Change

Accept yourself just as you are.

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That curious paradox — the only way we can change is to first accept ourselves just as we are — was identified by Carl Rogers, the father of humanistic psychology.

Rogers spoke from personal experience. He wasn’t loftily trying to fix broken people. He was learning from them, and sharing his experience of…

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Robyn Norman

Robyn Norman

Therapist, mindfulness coach, writer. Obsessed with relationships. https://robynnorman.medium.com/subscribe