Originally Posted by RonSouther
... The confused mind is always thinking about the path out of confusion not realizing that thinking is the problem and acceptance is the solution.
Acceptance is not a solution, it's a consequence of a solution. Person with low self-esteem cannot make sudden jump from misery to acceptance. The gap is too big.
It's like staying on the shore and saying to the drowning man that he needs to realize that he is an infinite being and there is no death.