Here are ways to increase your awareness without increasing the energy we put into it. It is easy to be super vigilant for a few seconds and then go back to sleep. Choose instead to grind the wheel a little bit each day. Keep your sword sharp or grow rust. These are tweaks and small… Read More Increase your basic level of awareness
Here are ten suggestion to increase the pressure we place on ourselves while working on our health and ability. Principle – example: Height – raise your legs to differnet heights as you do push ups. Stability – Do push ups on two hanging ropes. Surface – Walk on your fists and feet outside and choose your placing… Read More Move under pressure – wisely
A clock ticks each second or hums with electricity going through a quartz crystal. We thankfully operate on a different dynamic scale where we can change our perception of time and even act according to our perceptions. Start in a comfortable position and your eyes closed to lower your intake of the outside world. Count… Read More Controlling time
The perception of time and dimensions changes when there is no sight or lesser sight. Take a stop watch and time it to five minutes. Close your eyes and walk around the house or clearing. Sit down and listen and consider how much time has passed. When you think five minutes are close to over open your eyes and check. It is usually far from what your perception places it. Repeat this drill and combine it with other drills to make your perception of time less sight dependent.
Distance also changes with shadows and lesser light. Close your eyes and think how many steps you have to the light switch or your closest tree and check if you can reach it with this number of steps and if your heading is right. do this many times and in different places and textures. For example a forest will not guide you in a straight line and a desert dune can tell you by the angle of the sand many things.
Play with this and remember that you can feel light even if your eyes are closed or burning. You can sense what you are stepping or crawling on without looking at it and with a stick without touching it. The wind will tell you of an opening, the angle of the ground of the landscape and the sound what you are stepping it. Move slowly. In the forest a broken leg is very much like a death sentence. Pay attention and do this drill with your kids.
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