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ACT: Accept, Choose, Take Action!

An Acceptance And Commitment Therapy skill.

ACT: Accept your reactions, Choose and commit to your values, Take action.


ACT: Accept, Choose, Take Action - this page as PDF


Accept your reactions

  • Breathe
  • Observe:  be mindful and present - right now
  • Thoughts come and go.  They are just thoughts.  It's what the mind does.
  • Feelings are a normal response.  They will pass.
  • Control what you can and relinquish the rest.


Choose and commit to your valued life direction

  • Consider your values.
  • Which one fits this situation?





Take Action

  • What's the best thing to do, right now, in the service of my chosen Value?

ACT: Accept, Choose, Take Action - this page as PDF


Learn effective skills online - The Decider Skills for Self Help  online course

Self Help Books

Get Out Of Your Mind And Into Your Life

The Mindfulness And Acceptance Workbook For Anxiety: A Guide To Breaking Free From Anxiety, Phobias And Worry

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy For Dummies

The Happiness Trap 

ACTivate Your Life: Using acceptance and mindfulness to build a life that is rich, fulfilling and fun

The Reality Slap

Act Made Simple:  An Easy-to-Read Primer On Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (New Harbinger Made Simple)

Acceptance And Commitment Therapy:  The Process And Practice of Mindful Change

A CBT Practitioner's Guide To ACT: How To Bridge The Gap Between Cognitive Behavioural Therapy And Acceptance And Commitment Therapy

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