Breathe out, look in, let go

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You’re already more and less
than whatever you can know.
Breathe out, look in, let go.

~ John Welwood

 


John Welwood is an American clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, teacher, and author, known for integrating psychological and spiritual concepts. Trained in existential psychology, Welwood did his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Chicago. He has been the Director of the East/West Psychology Program at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, and is an associate editor of Journal of Transpersonal Psychology. A prominent figure in transpersonal psychology, he is a pioneer in integrating Western psychology and Eastern wisdom. He has written over six books, including Journey of the Heart (1990), Challenge of the Heart (1985), and Love and Awakening (1996). His 2007 book, Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships, won the 2007 Books for a Better Life Award. (Source: Wiki)


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Comments

  1. Such beautiful advice in its simplicity..until one gets to the part about letting go. And yet – without letting go, the advice is incomplete.

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  2. That is beautiful. I’m going to keep this quote and follow the link for more.

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  3. Reblogged this on Random Repeat.

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  4. Let go. You have no idea how appropriate that advice is for me today.

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  5. No wonder they have to meditate. It’s to figure out what those little sayings really mean!
    You’re already more and less
    than whatever you can know.
    Breathe out, look in, let go.????

    I understand the last part. Why do they have to talk in riddles? Just spit it out. (Okay, now I’ve ruined your day, David.)

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  6. and no more need be said.

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  7. Thank you for making me aware of John Welwood. Wow. Brilliant quote too.

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  8. ophelia says:

    and I did!

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  9. Make Something Mondays says:

    Aww I really like this one. 🙂

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  10. Like it a lot…sometimes it can be quite difficult finding that moment to just inhale, assess and let go, but this picture and quote did all that in a moments glance…happy 🙂

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  11. Mantra of the month: Breathe out, look in, let go.

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