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We can be aware of problems, pain and loneliness only when we are in the narrow/objective attention style. Unfortunately the Western world is based on it. We have learned to favor this style and it feels natural to attend in...
The narrow/objective world . The western culture is based on the narrow/objective attention style. [Just to remind you – when our attention is narrow we are specific and we divide reality into smaller pieces (objects) which can be fully attended...
The diffuse/immersed attention style . Unborn babies are fully immersed with their mums while living inside their bumps. They are perfectly connected and it is hard to say whether they are two or one. For a long time little babies...
I have recently learned about nonduality which is a translation of the Sanskrit word ‘Advaita’, which means ‘not two’. It points to the essential oneness (wholeness, completeness, unity) of life. Oneness which exists here and now, prior to any apparent separation. In...
This is a non-standard Open Focus exercise that I like to practice. As you know, space awareness is the heart of Open Focus practice. It is the quickest way to generate alpha synchrony in the brain. It was easy for me to...
You can find symbols which may represent balancing attention styles in various traditions. I will give you three examples. Please, bear in mind it is my interpretation and feel free to disagree with me. First symbol represents the Holy Trinity...
The Joy of Diffuse Attention I was out in the garden today weeding, and I found myself immersed in the pleasure of all the different sounds and sensations I was exposed to, all at the same time. It was such...