Stand up and take a walk from one side of the room to the other. Now, do it again, but this time focus on the technique of your walking. How your hip flexors slightly lift your leg off the ground. How your back foot pushed off the toe and the front comes down on its heel.
More than likely your second trip will be more awkward than the first. It can be difficult to think about an activity while your performing it, and many activities are so ingrained that we don’t need to think about it unless something impedes our normal technique.
This state of action without thinking is a prized possession because of the way it allows our mind to flow freely, and according to many eastern philosophies is the goal of meditation.
Getting there, however, takes the very thing we wish to cease doing, thinking. [Read more…] about Path to Pathlessness: Shed Yourself Of Goals By Using…Goals