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Zen Master Henry Shukman — 20 Minutes of Calm, Plus the Strange and Powerful World of Koans

Zen Master Henry Shukman — 20 Minutes of Calm, Plus the Strange and Powerful World of Koans

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The Sensitive You

  • Allow yourself to be stressed and accept that human beings are sensitive
  • The more sensitive you are, the more aware you are of life
  • The map of yourself has a lot of uncharted territories, every emotion is a new opportunity on the journey of self-discovery

The Koan

Koan: Phrases that don’t rationally or logically make sense but provoke a sense of enlightenment. They inspire us to think outside the normal dimensions we use to interpret our reality and experience.

Koans are meant to guide you towards reassessing deep assumptions...

HENRY SHUKMAN

“The Koan is a little drill bit that’s drilling into the wall of my house of self.”

  • Acknowledge the state of stress you are in and define with yourself how far it deviates from your ‘normal’
  • Be still – this gives you the opportunity to identify and state your feelings
  • Allow yourself to be stressed and accept that human beings are sensitive
  • The more s...

TIM FERRISS

“Not knowing is most intimate.”

Meditation: Allow And Accept

  • Feel your hands, feet, and seat
  • Feel your shoulders, let them slump a little bit, and relax
  • Feel your jaw, loosen it about an eighth of an inch forward and down
  • Rest your tongue on the floor of your mouth
  • Begin to let the relaxation spread to your torso and mi...

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