This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Perception. Past experience and what you learn from it play a significant role in shaping your perceptions and your current experience. The examples we’ve looked at so far make that clear. That’s why you could recognize things like faces and vases, characters like B and [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Choice'
November 27th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Action, Choice, Effort, Perception, Perceptual process
This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Perception. When I teach Composing Experience in workshops, I often begin with a direct experience illustrating how strongly your unconscious choices can affect your experience — even in situations that seem clear and straightforward. This is one of those experiences. The situation is one in [...]
October 12th, 2007 · No Comments · Choice, Perception, Perceptual process, somatic organization
This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Perception. Think of experience as having two primary components, perception and action. Perception includes those processes through which you know yourself and the world around you — vision, hearing, proprioception (body awareness, balance, position in space, movement), intellectual and intuitive understanding, etc. Action encompasses what [...]
September 13th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Action, Choice, Feldenkrais, Perception, Perceptual process
This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series Perception. Choice and life are intimately intertwined. Life presents us with choices, and the way we make those choices determines how we experience life. Some high-level choices seem big and in the foreground, like choosing a career, or a mate, or where to live, or [...]