Time management >
You are chained to things that make you unproductive. Unproductive not only in terms of your responsibilities but also your desires. They are a strain not only on your time but also on your peace of mind.
Unplugging targets a wide number of associated things, freeing up time and considerations to be put toward things which are specifically-desired. Instead of effort being put toward problems, passion is put toward desires.
This action is meant to take the whole day, and be regularly repeated. It is meant to be a defined branch of time management and a fundamental philosophy.
The right way to go about all of this would be to print this off. Better yet, write it all out by hand; make it yours.
This original concept was written quite differently: Unplugging--2007-05-27
Well-being / Health > Mental health, Relaxation >
A conscious act of will.
- An inward version is to pursue awareness, mindfulness or the like.
- An outward / practical version is to focus one's thoughts on something -- to reflect on or ponder over. This is the receiving end of point 3, below.
Clearing one's thoughts.
"A Meditation" is a discourse intended to express its author's reflections or to guide others in contemplation.
- This is the "sending" end of point 1b.
-- Variously described: "Consider this deeply", "Selah", etc.
The first two are components of Enlightenment and often lead to the experience of an epiphany. Some version is an instinctive aspect of genius, often seen in sharpening the saw.
Used extensively in Taijiquan, although there are marked differences.
Qigong is energy training and makes use of a Zen state of mind.
The soft style of the Eight Section Brocade, or Eight Treasures Exercises, emphasizing Daoist exercise methods and aims, is arguably now the most popular qigong exercise set practiced all around the world.
An Ki-Aikido Singapore article from way back when.
In Japanese this can be likened to a number of concepts such as shibumi (Effortless Perfection)
See True Discipline
Health and Time management are incredibly important!