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The Present Tense

We are born into the present tense. It is then the present tense for the rest of our life. From our perspective, we live in one long moment because we cannot sense the shifts of what we think of as one moment changing into the next. We can only perceive this moment. Those incremental differences […]

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 […]