Tag Archives: mind

OSMOSIS

Let’s kick this off with Adam Drucker’s (Doseone) mot: Getting open is the prime objective, it’s sort of like blacking out but with lots of light. This one is going to meander about the idea of osmosis and skill, yet again; … Continue reading

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homo effectus in a nutshell

Admittedly, I am all over the place in my previous post. There is a red thread, though, running through it. The invariant member of a family resemblance. In essence, the idea is this: picking up a particular craft and relentlessly … Continue reading

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homo haesitatus

Instead of wearing glasses a much better strategy to alleviate blurry vision is to do EYE exercises. Allegedly. Although, ‘exercise’ is a tricky word here since improvement of eyesight is all about relaxation. For the most part. According to some … Continue reading

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trigger

A small but crucial point. It’s not the supplements that actually heals the body, nor the doc. The stuff that we take and use and have recourse to, are tools merely that aid and facilitate the process of recovery/realignment, not … Continue reading

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wondering..

Cleanbred, fullbred, highbred, hightech and thoroughbred.. pureblood, pedigreed, aryan and whatnot. All this obsession with purity and sterility, with anti this and anti that. Could it be: that it’s the death-drive manifest: the lure of the inorganic (form of being) … Continue reading

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buffers

Life is exposure. Exposure is the contingency and constant stream of challenges in/of experience to the consistency of our identity and to the ground of our self. Hence the buffers. In order to insulate our fragile wholesomeoneness from these challenges … Continue reading

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ouroboric loops of moods

Think of how ongoing droning at a lecture engenders boredom and sleepiness while vibrancy brings forth inspiration and alertness. Now, let’s think further… One fascinating phenomenon is – allow me the poetic/speculative licence – the ’symmetrical cascade’ inherent in natural … Continue reading

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re healing

Imagine yourself as a composite of processes, as a kind of current that weaves different sorts of streaming strands together. Vitality in this frame of thought would be pictured as the smooth and unimpeded flow of this stream. But what … Continue reading

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today’s preach

Static models of being still dominate our minds. The dynamics and plasticity inherent in being(s) is hardly appreciated for the importance it holds. Habits matter. Lifestyle matters. The choices we make matter a great deal, especially in regards of future … Continue reading

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trips of the mind

What I find fascinating about the tricks of Derren Brown is the extent to which they display the passive dynamic nature of our behavior. Most of Derren’s magic probably happens at the periphery of our awareness, in the shadows of … Continue reading

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