That I Would Be Good

©Maria Paredes, PhD, LPCS, CEDS Often times, we offer ourselves conditional acceptance, denying ourselves full acceptance. We tell ourselves that we are only good, only deserving, only lovable IF we meet some outside criterion of expectation. When we allow ourselves full acceptance or worth only once we have achieved this expectation, we prevent ourselves from experiencing the power and freedom of unconditional acceptance. Listen to Alanis Morissette’s song That I Would Be Good here and, as you listen, set aside disbelief for the moment and allow yourself to consider the words as truths. You can find the lyrics to her song at the bottom of this page. After listening to the song, complete the

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