How not What

AT is about the How – the means whereby

It is about How to meet any stimulus

What happens differs from person to person moment to moment

Through being interested in the How as primary the What happens by itself

It becomes about the quality of the How and not about What happens

Redirection of energies

“It is not the degree of ‘willing’ or ‘trying’, but the way in which the energy is directed, that is going to make the ‘willing’ or ‘trying’ effective.”- F.M.

It is worth practising redirecting energy differently to the habitual pattern – learning to do something that isent usual for you is a perfect way to uncover habitual energies.

By practising changing energy directions – one can consciously direct energy constructively.

Many people practise learning to write with the opposite hand to usual.

You could also learn something that hasent worked for you in the past – whether learning a language or drawing – I had a go at this!Redirection



Pushing down doesn’t allow the up

A continuous awareness that the physical/mental effort to stand and to move lessens.  

Any undue effort is in the direction down and so is counterproductive to allowing the natural up. 

This extra effort shortens and tightens the muscles unnecessarily – and so interferes with the Primary Control.

The feeling is that extra effort isent being made because it has become habituated – one continues to do what one has always done.

Only through complete attention on the means whereby in the moment- that one is balancing and not doing something like sitting and standing – and thinking rather than relying on habituated feelings – can a new experience be allowed.