Exercises

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The exercises to achieve Next Level Learning are described below. This is a subpage of the page “How to achieve Next Level Learning”. Read that page before starting the exercises.

For doing the exercises described below you use the tool for Next Level Learning, using the book "Consciousness upgrade" is optional. The exercises with the book are only necessary if you start using the book as described on the page "How to achieve Next Level Learning" under the heading "Maximum result". To do the exercises without the book you just skip the exercises or parts of exercises for which the book is needed.

The tool consists of two animations, the first has the title "A new perspective" and the second has the title "Everything necessary for Next Level Learning". These animations are referred to below as 1 (first) or 2 (second).

Practical guidelines

There are a number of things you can do to positively influence the result of the exercises:
- do not put any time pressure on it.
- do not make a planning of what you are going to do.
- try to do it slowly and attentively.
- take regular breaks (apart from those already indicated in the text) of at least 1 hour or maybe a day.

- complete an exercise before you stop.

- answer the questions as if you were explaining to someone who doesn’t understand.

- keep everything you write down for reference when you are repeating the exercises.
- preferably do the exercises in your own language

- do the exercises in the exact order that is indicated.

- continue to read these guidelines regularly.

Exercise 1:

1a) Go through the 2nd animation and explain to yourself what you have understood about its content in the following way:

  • Explain for each question from 1 to 6 what you have seen and understand.

  • Explain how this works for a human being without use of the metaphor and the words such as bull and red rag.

  • Explain it in a ‘technical’ manner and do not use examples.

  • Check whether your explanation can be found in the tool.

  • If not, always go back to the tool and try again

1b) Check whether you can explain what you see in the book in observations 1-8 on pages 18-26 using what you have seen at the question 1-6 of the 2nd animation of the tool. Before you do this, read the introduction to the observations in the book on pages 15-17.

Exercise 2:
2a) Go through the first animation and explain to yourself what you see happening on pages 6 and 8 based on what you have understood from animation 2 and the observations in the book.

2b) Do this exercise when you have done both the exercises 5 and 6 at least once. Imagine yourself in the situation described on the pages 6 and 8 of the first animation. Explain what happens using your written answers of exercises 5 and 6. If you want to, you can modify your written answers of exercises 5 and 6, so you don't have to think about the situation next time you do this exercise.

Exercise 3:

3a) Do the exercise as described below based on a specific situation. The first time you do this exercise you write down your answers, for both the three main questions as well as the three sub questions a, b and c. Every time thereafter doing this exercise you take a different situation with this exercise but you do not write down your answers.

Picture a situation involving someone you know in a situation related to a deadline: (If you have already done this exercise three times, you can replace "deadline" with another situation)

- Choose a recent situation in which the person involved felt tension in relation to a deadline. 
- You are going to get a number of questions about this case so you need to have seen enough of it to be able to answer them.
- Take a situation as large or small as you want.

  • Answer the (sub)questions below for your own chosen situation only.

  • Check whether the answers given are really answers to the questions.

I) Looking at the person in this specific situation, what kind of effects can you see caused by a deadline?
i) Why are you certain about this?
ii) Explain what happens (in a similar manner to what is described at the 2nd, 3rd and 4th bullets of exercise 1a).
iii) Are your answers in line with what you see on the pages of question 1 and 4. Check this by going back to these questions in animation 2.

 

II) What is the person’s perspective on the deadline?
i) Why are you certain about this?
ii) Explain what happens (in a similar manner to what is described at the 2nd, 3rd and 4th bullets of exercise 1a).
iii) Are your answers in line with what you see on the pages of question 2 and 5. Check this by going back to these questions in animation 2.

III) Is the person in the interpretation or observation mode and what is necessary to switch modes?
i) Why are you certain about this?
ii) Explain what happens (in a similar manner to what is described at the 2nd, 3rd and 4th bullets of exercise 1a).
iii) Are your answers in line with what you see on the pages of question 3 and 6. Check this by going back to these questions in animation 2.

3b) Check your answers to the 1st question (I and sub-questions i, ii, iii) with the observations 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 and the corresponding descriptions on pages 18-23 of the book. Do this check both for the situation of this session and also for the situation of the first time that you did this exercise (and for which you wrote down the answers). If you want to change an answer that you originally wrote down at 3a, write down the complete new answer again (and also keep the original answer as well).

3c) If you have already done this exercise before, compare your answers to the 1st question (I and sub-questions i, ii, iii) with the answers you have written down the first time. If you want to change an answer that you originally wrote down at 3a, write down the complete new answer again (and also keep the original answer as well).

 

 

Take a break and then look back on the above exercises. If there were any tensions while doing the exercises or if there is still tension, irritation, confusion, unrest, doubt, question marks, uncertainty, a tendency to make comments, drop out, finish it off etc then go back to exercise 1 and repeat the whole. The next time you get here continue to the next exercise after this break.

Exercise 4:

4a) Picture a situation involving yourself in a situation related to a deadline: (If you have already done this exercise two times, you can replace "deadline" with another situation)

- Choose a recent situation in which you felt tension in relation to a deadline. 
- You are going to get a number of questions about this case so you still need to know enough about it to be able to answer them.
- Take a situation as large or small as you want.

  • Answer the (sub)questions below for your own chosen situation only.

  • Check whether the answers given are really answers to the questions.

I) Looking at yourself in your case, what kind of effects can you see caused by a deadline?
i) Why are you certain about this?
ii) Explain what happens (in a similar manner to what is described at the 2nd, 3rd and 4th bullets of exercise 1a).
iii) Are your answers in line with what you see on the pages of question 1 and 4. Check this by going back to these questions in animation 2.

II) What is perspective of yourself on the deadline?
i) Why are you certain about this?
ii) Explain what happens (in a similar manner to what is described at the 2nd, 3rd and 4th bullets of exercise 1a).
iii) Are your answers in line with what you see on the pages of question 2 and 5. Check this by going back to these questions in animation 2.

III) Are you in the interpretation or observation mode and what is necessary to switch modes?
i) Why are you certain about this?
ii) Explain what happens (in a similar manner to what is described at the 2nd, 3rd and 4th bullets of exercise 1a).
iii) Are your answers in line with what you see on the pages of question 3 and 6. Check this by going back to these questions in animation 2.

4b) Check your answers to the 1st question (I and sub-questions i, ii, iii) with the observations 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 and the corresponding descriptions on pages 18-23 of the book.

Exercise 5:
5a) If there was any tension while doing the above exercises, what is the cause? Write down this answer.

5b) Check your answer of 5a with what you see at the questions 1, 2 and 3 of the 2nd animation and then check it with the observations 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 and the corresponding descriptions on pages 18-23 of the book.

5c) If you have already done this exercise before, compare your answer with the answer from the previous time.

Exercise 6:
6a) If there was any tension while doing the above exercises, what is required to resolve the tension without changing the situation or circumstances? Write down this answer.

6b) Check your answer of 6a with what you see at the questions 4, 5 and 6 of the 2nd animation and then check it with the observations 6, 7 and 8 and corresponding descriptions on pages 23-26 of the book.

6c) If you have already done this exercise before, compare your answer with the answer from the previous time.

Take a break and then go back to exercise 2 and repeat the whole. The next time you get here you will have completed the exercises.

Achieving Next Level Learning

Continue on the page “How to achieve Next Level Learning” under the heading "Achieving Next Level Learning".