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Acceptance as Gratitude

Acceptance (of reality as it is, of this moment as it is) is the greatest form of gratitude.

Acceptance as Gratitude

Pavel G. Somov, Ph.D.

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in private practice and the author of 7 mindfulness-based self-help books. Several of his books have been translated into Chinese, Dutch & Portuguese. Somov is on the Advisory Board for the Mindfulness Project (London, UK). Somov has conducted numerous workshops on mindfulness-related topics and appeared on a number of radio programs. Somov's book website is and his practice website is

Marla Somova, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in private practice and an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling at Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA. She is the co-author of "Smoke Free Smoke Break" (2011).

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Somov, P. (2017). Acceptance as Gratitude. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 19, 2018, from


Last updated: 23 Nov 2017
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 23 Nov 2017
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