Aims for Beginner
(For one week)
crossing a threshold, fold arms across chest and bow – self-observation
the ingestion of any food or liquid, bless the item.
one week, obey all speed limits. Self observe results
all beverages in the opposite hand
all directions to the letter.
into your non-dominant hand (i.e. from right handedness into your
left except at work). Self observe results.
not talk about yourself
with everything/everybody. Self Observe results.
only water and food with no seasonings.
TV, No Music, No Gossiping
one full week, observe your grooming/dressing rituals. Make note
of routine and sequence. The next week, change order. Perform your
rituals out of sequence.
Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis once for pure enjoyment.
Screwtape Letters while listing all forms of temptation Screwtape
examples of your own life for each and every temptation.
outside and find a safe but unfamiliar space. Close eyes and list
completely how many different sounds you hear and how much knowledge
you can infer from the sounds. Example: how is a falling sound different
from a scurrying sound?
around, find and remember 10 different shades of brown; 10 different
shades of gray.
ears; close eyes; stand still. How many physical sensations can
you feel? How much information can you get from smell alone?