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KAP Tips: If you don’t like “practicing”…

Is it possible that as a child you were compelled to “practice” something that was not enjoyable, that was not immediately gratifying, was boring, or even downright soul-crushing? Did a parent, coach, teacher, “authority figure” make you “practice” something you had no interest in? Or were you perhaps interested in the result – performing, displaying, […]

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  • May 17, 2019

Expanding a Newly Added Habit into a More Layered, Nuanced Practice

So to add a new action to our daily activities, and then habituate it, we first remember the already-daily event that will precede our new action. Then we remember the already-daily event that will follow our action. Then we imagine the new action we are inserting between them, making it as real to our senses […]

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  • April 19, 2019

More detail on (re-)starting a beneficial practice or habit…

Yesterday’s email described the power of sequenced and contextualized imagination versus simple intention when starting a new habit or re-starting an old one. Here’s a more specific example. When I say, “I intend to pull the rake out of the garage today,” such a statement has virtually no impact on my body, my desire, or […]

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  • April 17, 2019