Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Pain...

Imagine life without pain.... Hard pressed? It is the sour to your sweet lemonade. It is gravity to flight.

It is the measurement to which my life is measured...


Here follows an uninformed or confirmed view of pain:


Most of my pre-pubescent life I have felt detached from the world... Not knowing what or how to feel, feeling too much or too little... I never felt 'normal'. Little did I know that it was normal to feel this way, normality being relative and all.


I needed conformation... I needed proof of my existence and the only way I found the world 'pushing back' was through pain... Emotional pain, physical pain, spiritual pain I found it all to be the 'yardstick' for my life...


Do something stupid chances are you will get hurt... How much it hurts tells you how stupid you have been and has a direct effect on whether you will do it again. It forms part of the core thought process... What you do with it is what counts....


Pain is also pleasure... In my experience the lightest brush and the hardest slap are received in the exact same way by the brain. All of it is pain and the body reacts to it sometimes without us even knowing, always introducing endorphins and thanking you for giving it stimulus. This i think is the main reason I can call myself an adrenaline junky.


Relating to pleasure the brain interprets the pain in a different way and more endorphins are released, this does not last forever though. Ever try keep doing what you found pleasurable for an extended period of time... Your body stops releasing endorphins the sensation intensifies and like a wave the pain starts.


This pain is your body's way of protecting itself. It happens naturally and in reading and understanding pain 'listening' to your body you can really 'own' your body. Feeling your relation to the life you are living. In yoga we learn to listen to the body more deeply... Body awareness... This awareness allows me to really live in my body and 'experience' (pain) life in a deeply or more subtle way.


Go feel be in the moment and you will begin to understand how I relate to life and feel like I’m still alive for that matter.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Attitude

Why worry when happyness takes a little action....

and no i didn't just tell you to go out and kill someone... just know no problem has no solution.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Hehe... bad perceptions...

sometimes how you react can change the perception of what just happened...

laugh it off...

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Perception...

What is Perception? Is it the fuel of the wicked, the power of the strong, the shield for the meek or the open flank of the righteous?

Here follows an uninformed or confirmed view of perception:

When thinking of perception I always like the analogy I got from my father of the earth being round. I was just coming of age and starting to think extra introspectively, and as was the way with me and my father, sharing my thoughts so as to know that my mind was working right.

We had just finished a really thought provoking movie and where talking about the thought progress of the protagonist when I asked the question. "but why did he fall for such an obvious trap?"... Most of my questions stared with but why at this age. His answer was to do with what knowledge the character had. Not totally getting my father's point I pressed the matter and he told me this simple analogy... Nearly fracturing my mind...


Before it was proven that the world is was round do you think that it wasn't? There was no proof there was no belief, except that the world was flat. If you go and don't come back then an acceptable reasoning was that they fell off the side of the earth... If they came back they didn't go far enough. The truth of the matter is if no one knew better the world was in actual fact flat (before the first theory)...
After the fact it changes… the first spark of an idea is like the act of creation in man’s mind.

This is important to understand. For it pertains to everything and anything... Religion, science and love, if you believe it to be true it must be... When your perception of the entity/object/person changes then the truth of your existence changes. Thus reality slips splits and changes...

Perception is everywhere and plays a part in our everyday life... how? I hear the masses calling... We’ll try walking into a pharmacy and buy lubrication making sure to ask if it is hypoallergenic... Or donning a metal shirt and walking into a bible store... Everyone's perception changes all the time it's not worth putting too much weight in it.

But as a warning my friend, do not let the truth be clouded by perception. If you want to be seen as something or someone do not allow there to be any doubt about what you want people to perceive... Hiding something makes it more perceivable.