Accepting or changing is not an either/or. Here is one way to both accept and change.
Sometimes we know we cannot accept the way something is for a long period of time. At the same time we know we can accept it for a while. We may choose to change it later. Prioritization and patience both play important roles in our joyful pursuit of happiness. We will have discovered striking the right balance between hastiness and procrastination is the key to when to take the best course of action.