Acceptance is an essential part of overcoming social anxiety. However, I noticed people tend to get confused when trying to understand what acceptance is, and how to put it into practice. They often misinterpret acceptance as giving up, or putting up with something.
In reality, acceptance is about an emotional detachment from a struggle that doesn’t serve us in order to save the energy for constructive problem solving.
This brilliant video explains how mindfulness empowers us, and at the same time, also explains acceptance. The practice of mindfulness is a wonderful way to develop acceptance and overcome social anxiety.