“Acceptance” seems to be one of those buzz words du jour – we have to “accept” one another; “accept” the current moment; and of course “accept the things we cannot change,” from 12-step literature. But what does acceptance really mean? And what does it look like?
Both Eastern and Western figures have been talking about acceptance for thousands of years – we know this from religious texts, philosophical writings, literary authors, and more recently from those who study psychology and personal transformation.
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