Using gestures to unlock different mind states


If you tried my experiment,raise your hands to the sky, then you may have discovered that this posture has an effect on your mind. If you accept this, then you may start experimenting with different postures - what happens if I squat with my shoulder touching my ear, that sort of thing - and have an interesting time doing so. Well, it also turns out that different gestures also influence how we feel:

- clench your fists
- open your palms
- hold your hands up (man in an invisible box)

Did anything feel different?

You could try mixing gestures and postures, and have a go with that. I am going somewhere with this gestures/postures thing but that's enough for now. Put your hands on your head and see where that leads you ...

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