The issue of lack of concentration is not limited to young children only. Many adults complain about it and look for advice on how to increase concentration. During coaching sessions, I have come across many such requests and here are some tips that I found to be most effective.
You have a perfect memory. You never forget anything. You may need training as to how to retrieve it through your conscious mind, but it is perfect. You need to exercise this mental muscle.
Have you ever played a tournament game with official rules such as chess clocks, time constraints, and high-level players? You can only play one of those games a day because it will exhaust your altération des facultés mentales. In fact, I have played in several tournaments and have felt more exhausted after 2-3 hours of chess than 2-3 hours of basketball. Now, will playing chess make you more physically fit? Indirectly, when you exercise your brain such as playing chess, you are tapping into your mental capacity and potential. Then, by exercising your physical body in addition to your brain, these are conducive to building you up as a person- the mental aspect and the physical aspect. You will need to continually challenge your physical and mental fitness to grow and become physically and mentally fit.
“Who were you and Who impaired mental faculties are you now have become two different questions with different answers. Indeed, some would say that a true answer to “Who are you?” is impossible because by the time you answer the question you are no longer quite the person who was asked the question. (Remember here that for Sthavar Buddhists the time does not last more than a moment).
Dementia: (definition); deterioration of intellectual faculties, such as memory, concentration, and judgment…sometimes personalty changes. Dementia is caused by organic damage to the brain (as in Alzheimer’s), head trauma, metabolic disorders, or the presence of a tumor.
Tyler: What should a person who wants to contribute to bringing about this new civilization do first (besides obviously reading “The Mental Environment”)?
We were a few miles from my parents house, when the most frightening event so far happened: My wife went into such a deep trance that she stopped responding. I tried not to panic, but kept talking to her until she finally did. During this time, she could not move her arms or legs, and barely responded verbally. I kept her talking until she gained control of all her mental and physical faculties. This lasted less than 5 minutes, but it seemed like an eternity, as I questioned whether she should have ever come off the meds. Once we returned home, I helped her get into bed, where she slept away the rest of the afternoon. She awakened later on that night, and had no more incidents that night.
Any line of work demands that you be quick on the uptake – and reading is an essential part of most professions. So don’t think twice before you enroll into a speed reading course.