11 Apr Three Secrets to Accepting Diversity
Three Secrets to Accepting Diversity
Allowing others to be who they and connecting to the positive impact of situations and opinions is the heart of diversity. We all seek acceptance from others, yet can be challenged when confronted with new experiences to do the same. Even I have moments of discomfort to try things outside my comfort zone. When I feel unsure how to dress or behave it can cause feelings of lowered self-esteem and decreased confidence. Having acceptance helps everyone by creating an environment to truly Shine On! These three simple ways to draw more acceptance to diversity into your life will help you and those around you.
Our culture, family, and society have a deep impact on behavior and values. When we take a moment to realize we each come from a diverse range of backgrounds, we experience the joy of sharing new information with one another. Acknowledge the differences, even subtle ones, to create an exciting game and learn more about one another. I challenge you to share three things in the comments that come from your family’s culture.
Everyone feels more comfort in the familiar. Yet when we step beyond our comfort zone without judgment we open ourselves to so many new and wonderful experiences. When you are introduced to a new culture, food, or way of life, take a step back to see this new information without bias or judgment. Just enjoy the discovery, free from judgment!
Allowing others to be authentic helps us to connect to our authentic selves. Be brave and speak with love about why you take pride in who you are and where you came from. Allow others to do the same. Think of something that is authentically you. It could be your favorite activity, or the type of music you enjoy share it with the world.
Diversity and Allowing are ways in which we can all Shine On! In our own unique way!
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