It's the gift to give yourself this season.

‘Tis the season for gift giving. It’s also the time of year when people ask you what gifts you want this holiday season. As you think about what you might want a loved one to give you, why not consider the most important gift you can give yourself? I believe that the most valuable gift is self-acceptance.

We hear a lot about the importance of self-love and self-compassion, but I have found in my clinical work that developing self-love is more difficult unless you have first worked on self-acceptance.

What is self-acceptance?

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