What muscles are you listening to right now?

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What muscles are you listening to right now?

Postby chownah » Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:50 am

Just wondered.
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What mussels are you listening to right now?

Postby chownah » Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:52 am

At the ocean?

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Re: What mussels are you listening to right now?

Postby Ben » Sat Aug 03, 2013 5:15 am

huh?
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Re: What muscles are you listening to right now?

Postby cooran » Sat Aug 03, 2013 6:04 am

The ones around my right knee which was injured in a car accident a few months ago. Not listening exactly - just sensing.

Which ones are you listening to?
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Re: What muscles are you listening to right now?

Postby Mr Man » Sat Aug 03, 2013 9:31 am

It can be rather fascinating to feel how you body moves when performing actions - which muscles are used and how your joints move: lifting a cup/shoulder joint rolling/ elbow closing/wrist turning/feeling the weight on your wrist/the muscles in your upper arm/the cup touching your lip and the liquid entering your mouth.

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Re: What muscles are you listening to right now?

Postby chownah » Sat Aug 03, 2013 9:54 am

cooran wrote:The ones around my right knee which was injured in a car accident a few months ago. Not listening exactly - just sensing.

Which ones are you listening to?

Right now it is neck and forearm muscles......neck because I'm not using good positioning while using the computer and forearms because I always use these a lot while doing my farming work and most every day they have a certain ache which through meditation I have learned to experience as a sort of neat feeling but one which warns me when I need to change how I am working to avoid overloading it.
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Re: What mussels are you listening to right now?

Postby chownah » Sat Aug 03, 2013 9:57 am

Ben wrote:huh?

Mussels are a sort of clam like marine shell-self whose main aggregate for clinging seems to be the pilings supporting a dock or pier, or wharf for that matter.
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Re: What mussels are you listening to right now?

Postby Ben » Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:17 am

Thank you Chownah I am aware what a mussel is.
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: What mussels are you listening to right now?

Postby Sam Vara » Sat Aug 03, 2013 1:28 pm

I assume that the green-lipped mussels
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perna_canalicula
can whistle a tune or two.

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Re: What muscles are you listening to right now?

Postby m0rl0ck » Sat Aug 03, 2013 1:40 pm

I didnt think about it until i read this thread but im attending to the nice warm feeling in my tummy from eating oatmeal with blueberries, bannanas and maple syrup.

Good post :)
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Re: What muscles are you listening to right now?

Postby Aloka » Sat Aug 03, 2013 2:03 pm

m0rl0ck wrote:I didnt think about it until i read this thread but im attending to the nice warm feeling in my tummy from eating oatmeal with blueberries, bannanas and maple syrup.


Yummy!.....now I'm attending to the desire to eat oatmeal, blueberries, bananas and maple syrup.


:tongue:

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Re: What muscles are you listening to right now?

Postby m0rl0ck » Sat Aug 03, 2013 2:17 pm

Aloka wrote:
m0rl0ck wrote:I didnt think about it until i read this thread but im attending to the nice warm feeling in my tummy from eating oatmeal with blueberries, bannanas and maple syrup.


Yummy!.....now I'm attending to the desire to eat oatmeal, blueberries, bananas and maple syrup.


:tongue:



Cool :)
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"Mt. Sumeru."
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Re: What muscles are you listening to right now?

Postby chownah » Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:35 am

chownah wrote:
cooran wrote:The ones around my right knee which was injured in a car accident a few months ago. Not listening exactly - just sensing.

Which ones are you listening to?

Right now it is neck and forearm muscles......neck because I'm not using good positioning while using the computer and forearms because I always use these a lot while doing my farming work and most every day they have a certain ache which through meditation I have learned to experience as a sort of neat feeling but one which warns me when I need to change how I am working to avoid overloading it.
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I don't like what I said here about learning through meditation......this is not right.....I didn't "learn" this....that some unpleasant feelings are not a source of anguish but rather just something of interest just happens and to say I understand how this happens would be to fabricate something to explain something which I really do not fully understand.
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Re: What mussels are you listening to right now?

Postby Luke » Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:52 pm

chownah wrote:At the ocean?

None, because I live far from the ocean and because all the mussels I know refuse to talk to me on Skype anymore! :P

What's your next thread going to be? "Which moose are you listening to right now?" lol

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Re: What mussels are you listening to right now?

Postby Spiny Norman » Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:54 pm

chownah wrote:At the ocean?


I don't listen on porpoise... :tongue:
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Re: What muscles are you listening to right now?

Postby Luke » Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:57 pm

My brachialis muscles, because I blasted them in the gym yesterday.

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