Self #257

“Each action we take is an act of self-expression. We often think of large-scale or important deeds as being indications of our real selves, but even how we sharpen a pencil can reveal something about our feelings at that moment. Do we sharpen the pencil carefully or nervously so that it doesn’t break? Do we bother to pay attention to what we’re doing? How do we sharpen the same pencil when we’re angry or in a hurry? Is it the same as when we’re calm or unhurried?

Even the smallest movement discloses something about the person executing the action because it is the person who’s actually performing the deed. In other words, action doesn’t happen by itself, we make it happen, and in doing so we leave traces of ourselves on the activity. The mind and body are interrelated.”

H.E. Davey

En Español

“Cada acción que tomamos es un acto de auto-expresión. A menudo pensamos en gran escala o hechos importantes como ser indicaciones de nuestro verdadero yo, pero incluso la forma en que afilar un lápiz puede revelar algo acerca de nuestros sentimientos en ese momento. Cómo podemos afilar el lápiz con cuidado, o con nerviosismo para que no se rompa? Por qué nos tomamos la molestia de prestar atención a lo que estamos haciendo? ¿Cómo podemos afinar el mismo lápiz cuando estamos enojados o en un apuro? ¿Es lo mismo que cuando estamos tranquilos y sin prisas?

Incluso el más pequeño movimiento da a conocer algo acerca de la persona que ejecuta la acción, ya que es la persona que está en actual ejercicio de la escritura. En otras palabras, la acción no sucede por sí mismo, lo hacemos realidad, y al hacerlo, dejamos rastros de nosotros mismos en la actividad. La mente y el cuerpo están relacionados entre sí.”

H.E. Davey

Published by: emotionsoflife2016

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3 thoughts on “Self #257”

  1. that’s a good example there… never thought about it, now every time I sharpen my kids pencil… I guess I will know my mood…. its so true what you said 🙂

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