On Presence and Specificity 2

Whenever you start a practice always spend a moment connecting with yourself. (Aadil Palkhivala)


Fragments from imaginary dialogues

“We’ve talked before [<link; short read] about creating an actionable map for the practice. 

The next step is to simplify it and create an actionable step-by-step structure. This is an iterative process. The goal is to condense it as much as possible.

You can use questions to guide you in this process. Such as:

What’s the most powerful representation of the practice? (One Thing model)”

“Beauty.

I see Presence as beautifying the Moment.

“What’s the essence of the practice? (One Thing)”

“Love.”

“What’s the step-by-step structure of the practice? I like to express them as verbs.”

Breathe.

On inhalation:

Center, focusing on your Heart.

Connect with yourself. 
Feel the Connection.
Feel your beautiful body.

Mantra:
I love you Danutzu.
I love you Dani-who-I-was.
I love you Dani-who-I-will-be.

On exhalation:

Smile.
Celebrate.

Open.
Expand.

Send love to three people who have touched your life in some way, the first ones who come to mind. (Improv)

Mantra:
I love you x.
I love you y.
I love you z.

Thank you.

Feel the (Inter-)Connection.

Picture yourself as the Sun. Gradually expand with each exhalation, sending love to more and more people, until you reach all humanity.”

“It’s a good idea to also create a minified version of the practice for when time is limited.”

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About Dani Trusca

Life-Artist, Thinker, Mover (Traceur)

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