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Daniel E.
“To live in the way of the Gestalt:

1. Live now. Concern yourself with the present before the past or the future.

2. Live here. Deal with what is present rather than with what is absent.

3. Stop imagining. Experience the real.

4. Stop unnecessary thinking. Rather, taste and see.

5. Express rather than manipulate, explain, justify, or judge.

6. Give in to unpleasantness and pain just as to pleasure. Do not restrict your awareness.

7. Accept no "should" or "must" other than your own. Adore no idol.

8. Take full responsibility for your actions, feelings, and thoughts.

9. Accept being as you are.”

Claudio Naranjo
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Daniel E.
“I have one aim only: to impart a fraction of the meaning of the word now.”

― Fritz Perls (1970)

Daniel E.

Groundedness says that you don’t need an unwavering purpose...As they say in addiction recovery, “Do the next right thing.” Get good enough at this and you’ll have yourself a deep and meaningful life.

Daniel E.
"It has been said: The whole is more than the sum of its parts. It is more correct to say that the whole is something else than the sum of its parts, because summing is a meaningless procedure, whereas the whole-part relationship is meaningful."

~ Kurt Koffka. Principles of Gestalt Psychology (1935)
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