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Postby DaturaInnoxia » Sat May 23, 2020 12:01 pm

As a generalization, people often have a baseline of experiencing things through their intellect whilst others experience things through their feelings and emotions and/or some spend most of their time operating on "autopilot"

I've been suggested to try to catch myself/become aware throughout the day when experiencing something positive.
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Then I'm supposed to take a few moments and take it past experiencing it through intellect-observation into my feelings - even if it's as simple as "I really enjoy having......" or "...... feels really comfortable"

I'm wondering if people feel like sharing how they experience things; I'm assuming through their intellect and/or autopilot - or perhaps another way?
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Re: Experiencing Things

Postby Oblivion » Sun May 24, 2020 7:52 pm

Aestheticism is a big one for me, especially these days when isolation is practically being sanctioned by the government. Less distraction. More room to dream.
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Re: Experiencing Things

Postby Manners73 » Sun May 24, 2020 8:16 pm

I'm an autopilot.

It's as though I've been programmed just to do and not to think or feel.
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Re: Experiencing Things

Postby Esmoke » Sun May 24, 2020 8:54 pm

I can usually not describe how I am feeling about something when asked about it. Not that I’m not feeling anything but more like I don’t know what exactly and I certainly couldn’t put it into words. I experience anger and anxiety perfectly fine, sadness comes through like apathy I just don’t care if I live or die and feel nothing, like I shut down emotionally.

It’s a good exercise I was doing something similar but I have to say from my perspective it’s incredibly frustrating trying to work out very basic feelings and describe them, made me feel like a complete idiot. I’m sure this is the way through it if you have the patience
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