Personal Research

My work consists of observing my bodily movement, just to see what the particular activities are, as that tells me what I should be doing in my life. Otherwise, how could I know? Everything would be speculation, prediction. This shows me exactness. But, it’s unglamorous work. When broken down to actual physical motion of body […]

Something Else

If we are not doing the things we believe we should be doing, then the message is that we are supposed to be doing “something else.” Often, the things I am doing are not in my mental line of vision, so, I don’t even recognize them as “things.” We align and attach to certain interests […]

No Need to Create

  There is no need to feel like we need to create anything in our life because we are, as living creatures, always in some state of activity. If you look outside you will see there is always something going on, something to see; it is the same with our organism. We can perhaps understand […]

Already Here

This activity I am in now, why does it feel effortless? Because I am already in it. There is nothing to do to get here and the “getting” somewhere is what causes me emotional pain and pressure. It feels arduous, complicated, effortful, like something beyond my ability or capacity that I don’t know how to […]

Come Out of Tension

  Though it seems like tension and stressful thinking assist with the things we believe we need to do in our life, they do not. Our real life physical actions have nothing to do with the mental and physical efforts we feel and identify with; they are purely muscular, lending to an inner sensation of […]

Riding Planet Earth

I believe we can more easily give up effort, or at least question its necessity, when we know there is something else doing the work for us. This is very much what my work is about, being that this mindfulness practice has evolved from my experience as an Alexander Technique teacher where the primary focus […]