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Control the way you think
http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,22556281-661,00.html ^

Posted on 02/11/2009 7:39:31 PM PST by GoreNoMore

Right Brain or Left Brain thinkers

(Excerpt) Read more at news.com.au ...


TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Education; Science; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: leftrightbrain
I know quite a few have looked at this ballerina, but I have a challenge to you. Can you learn to control your mind and it's perceptions? Once you try this then concentrate on how your thoughts and reactions to things will modify your behavior to overcome fears and limitations.

Watch this video of the ballerina. She turns left or right when you first look at her. This tells you the side of the brain you think with. If she is turning left, it means you think with a scientific mind, if she is turning right, it means you think more with intuition.

http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,22556281-661,00.html

After you've noticed this I want to show you how to control your thoughts.

[b]If the ballerina turns right [/b], broaden your focus to the entire screen still noticing the ballerina (some people concentrate on the feet). Since she is turning right, start doing a complex math problem in your head, to some it may be a square root problem to some it may just be adding numbers or the multiplication table). You will see the ballerina change to turning left.

[b]If the ballerina turns left[/b], broaden your focus to the entire screen still noticing the ballerina (some people concentrate on the feet). Since she is turning left, start thinking about an emotional situation, something that makes a true emotional change in your system. You will see the ballerina change to turning right.

Now realize that the only truth in this picture is that there is a ballerina, it is your thoughts that create your reality. It isn't the event that changes your life but your reaction to the event. You can change your life with the change in perception. Man those are some of the most powerful thoughts you can ever give to yourself. We create our own problems by ignoring the input around us.

1 posted on 02/11/2009 7:39:31 PM PST by GoreNoMore
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To: GoreNoMore

Can’t get her to turn counter-clockwise now matter how I look at her nor what I think about... :-)


2 posted on 02/11/2009 7:55:27 PM PST by NCjim ("Lies have to be covered up, truth can run around naked." - Johnny Cash)
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To: GoreNoMore
So when I first opened the page, I saw her spinning clockwise (if seen from above)...and closed my eyes and willed myself to see her going the other way...opened them and there she was, spinning counterclockwise. What does it mean? How can I use this in life?
3 posted on 02/11/2009 8:00:11 PM PST by ExGeeEye (COTUS 2A should be the USA's ONLY gun law.)
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To: ExGeeEye

You’re bipolar. Seek help.


4 posted on 02/11/2009 8:02:28 PM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: GoreNoMore

She goes clockwise for a while and the other way.
This seems silly to me. I don’t know why it means anything.


5 posted on 02/11/2009 8:03:26 PM PST by libbylu (Sarah - the light of the midnight sun)
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To: NCjim
Neither can I. Now, on to the next test: Are you Harley brained, or hot chick brained?


6 posted on 02/11/2009 8:06:45 PM PST by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: Richard Kimball

There’s a Harley in that picture? :-)


7 posted on 02/11/2009 8:09:09 PM PST by NCjim ("Lies have to be covered up, truth can run around naked." - Johnny Cash)
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To: GoreNoMore

Counter-clockwise was my first view. I could only change it by closing my eyes and imagining her rotating in the opposite direction in my mind. Then when I opened my eyes she’d be moving in that new direction.


8 posted on 02/11/2009 8:09:25 PM PST by abigailsmybaby (Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.)
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To: Richard Kimball
Are you Harley brained, or hot chick brained?

Both

9 posted on 02/11/2009 8:10:01 PM PST by School of Rational Thought (CPA, MBA needs a job - referrals welcome)
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To: Richard Kimball

What’s holding the bike up?


10 posted on 02/11/2009 8:10:47 PM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: GoreNoMore

This is like one of those gag beer coasters that says “Please see other side” on both sides. There is no way at all that this is anything but a video of a ballerina, turning right, then turning left, then turning right ...


11 posted on 02/11/2009 8:11:01 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: Richard Kimball
Neither can I. Now, on to the next test: Are you Harley brained, or hot chick brained?

Uh, is there a Harley in the picture somewhere? This is some sort of trick, right?

12 posted on 02/11/2009 8:11:42 PM PST by 300winmag (Life is hard! It is even harder when you are stupid!)
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To: The KG9 Kid

The Earth is bipolar. I’m multidimensional.


13 posted on 02/11/2009 8:17:00 PM PST by ExGeeEye (COTUS 2A should be the USA's ONLY gun law.)
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To: GoreNoMore
I must think like a politician....she gets all comfy twisting right and suddenly she flops left for a short time and then back again..... flip flop

really interesting post

14 posted on 02/11/2009 8:30:42 PM PST by Kimmers (Working hard so Obamas friends don't have to)
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To: Richard Kimball

Or, 3) Hotchick on a Harley brained?


15 posted on 02/11/2009 8:49:25 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: GoreNoMore

I’m able to see the ballerina going either way without thinking about anything - what’s that mean?


16 posted on 02/11/2009 8:50:40 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: SoldierDad

So am I. We are ambidextrous. I was born left handed, taught to write right-handed, now I find it difficult to tell right from left.

Some people are born ambidextrous.


17 posted on 02/11/2009 8:55:23 PM PST by Judith Anne
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To: Judith Anne

Far as I know, I’ve always been right handed. For some reason, though, I can see both sides of perceptual images that have two visual interpretations.


18 posted on 02/11/2009 8:56:52 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: SoldierDad

Interesting. Maybe you’re *secretly* ambidextrous, and have kept the knowledge from yourself....:D


19 posted on 02/11/2009 9:06:41 PM PST by Judith Anne
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To: Judith Anne

Hmmm. One of my other personalities perhaps?


20 posted on 02/11/2009 9:08:44 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: SoldierDad

You could ask...


21 posted on 02/11/2009 9:11:32 PM PST by Judith Anne
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To: Judith Anne

No, not really. Each one is unaware of the other ones.


22 posted on 02/11/2009 9:12:20 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: SoldierDad

Things that make you go, “Hmmmm....”


23 posted on 02/11/2009 9:18:11 PM PST by Judith Anne
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To: Kimmers

She doesn’t even get comfy twisting one way with me - she just keeps flipping back and forth too fast for me to tell which way she’s spinning before she’s changed it.

Either I also think like a politician =P, or the way I see motion is still messed up from that concussion...


24 posted on 02/11/2009 9:18:22 PM PST by Hyzenthlay (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Judith Anne

Well, that’s just the psychologist in me I guess.


25 posted on 02/11/2009 9:19:24 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: NCjim
If she is turning counter-clockwise, her left leg is up and she is turning toward her left hand. This means and individual thinks with the left side of the brain, logic, math, science. All issues you face in life will be based upon only logic of the situation, no intuitiveness or emotion in your decisions.

To get her to turn right, you will want to think on things you find emotionally upsetting or exciting. Use a visional outcome of a problem

The best decisions in life balance both logic and intuition.

26 posted on 02/11/2009 9:21:21 PM PST by GoreNoMore
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To: ExGeeEye

When you start to gain control over her direction, you are getting control of your emotions when making decision. I found that using both sides of the brain will give you a larger perspective on solutions.


27 posted on 02/11/2009 9:22:58 PM PST by GoreNoMore
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To: SoldierDad

I’ve wondered about people like myself, all my life. I can mirror write cursive, but it looks like a 7 yo’s handwriting. When I had eye surgery (radial keratotomy) the doctor could not determine my dominant eye. And, I cannot tell right from left without some mental tricks. I can’t always tell what hand I write with...


28 posted on 02/11/2009 9:25:21 PM PST by Judith Anne
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To: libbylu

One of the most practical uses I’ve done with this, is to allow my children to understand that THEY are responsible for their view on life.

NO ONE can MAKE you think a certain way, it is what you bring into your mind and how you want to process it. If something is bad, you will see it that way and NO ONE can make you see it any other way. IT is you that decides how you think, and it is only you that will ultimately deal with the consequences.

NO ONE else can make you do anything, I can’t make you turn that ballerina, I can suggest the topic, I can feed your mind, but ultimately you are responsible.


29 posted on 02/11/2009 9:26:42 PM PST by GoreNoMore
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To: abigailsmybaby

Then you have more control over you thought processes. I’ve gotten to where I can concentrate on left brain and she turns left, and I can concentrate on right brain and she turns right.

She does not turn at all but just goes back and forth, right and left.


30 posted on 02/11/2009 9:28:35 PM PST by GoreNoMore
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To: Judith Anne

Talk about the things that makes a person go, “Hmmmmmm”!!!


31 posted on 02/11/2009 9:28:46 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: SoldierDad

That is more of a whole brain thinker. A person that balances logic and emotion when making decisions. That is what I would consider the ultimate goal.


32 posted on 02/11/2009 9:31:21 PM PST by GoreNoMore
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To: GoreNoMore

Yeah, and it drives my wife crazy (LOL)


33 posted on 02/11/2009 9:33:52 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: SoldierDad
I'm glad others are getting the kick out of it I have. I've posted this for months in other blogs and no one seem interested.

I personally find it a mind bender and a great teaching tool for responsible thinking.

34 posted on 02/11/2009 9:35:49 PM PST by GoreNoMore
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To: GoreNoMore

Perhaps that says something about the types of people who frequent the other blogs?


35 posted on 02/11/2009 9:37:14 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: SoldierDad

a non thinker.... fits with the others


36 posted on 02/11/2009 9:38:28 PM PST by GoreNoMore
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To: Richard Kimball

I want to know why the bike doesn’t fall over when there’s no stand visible.


37 posted on 02/11/2009 9:38:49 PM PST by ottbmare
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To: SoldierDad

Mistake: Should be: I can mirror write cursive with my left hand, but it looks like a 7 yo handwriting. I normally write with my right hand, but I have to turn the page quite a bit to the left to get a normal right slant. And this makes perfect sense to me, although probably not to anyone else. LOL!


38 posted on 02/11/2009 9:39:28 PM PST by Judith Anne
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To: Judith Anne

That’s using the same side of the brain as reverse speach I guess...smile

“Paul is dead, Paul is dead”... or am I showing my age


39 posted on 02/11/2009 9:43:48 PM PST by GoreNoMore
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To: GoreNoMore

daed is luaP, actually. :D


40 posted on 02/11/2009 9:48:42 PM PST by Judith Anne
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To: ExGeeEye

When I first opened the page she was spinning counter clockwise but when I focused on her legs she spun clockwise. Now I can only get her counter clockwise if I look at her with peripheral vision.

This is deep... pass the.....Phelps.


41 posted on 02/11/2009 10:17:43 PM PST by A message
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To: Richard Kimball; NCjim; School of Rational Thought; Larry Lucido; 300winmag; SoldierDad; ...
Can you find the car hidden in this picture?

Stare at the photo and see if you can locate the automobile that is hidden somewhere in the picture. Time yourself.

Interestingly, women tend to find the auto faster than men.

42 posted on 02/11/2009 10:30:43 PM PST by uglybiker (AAAAAAH!!! I'm covered in BEES!)
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To: A message

What is interesting, realize that if you are sitting at the terminal NO ONE CAN DEMAND you change her direction, only you can do that.

No one controls how you think, but they can suggest things to think on that will modify the way you think. Is this what TV does to us, we start to find this humor acceptable and start to create our own decisions based upon how they fed our brain.


43 posted on 02/11/2009 10:31:40 PM PST by GoreNoMore
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To: uglybiker

Heck I even saw the wheels spinning.


44 posted on 02/11/2009 10:32:54 PM PST by GoreNoMore
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To: uglybiker

Hey, there’s no car in this picture!!! What’re you pulling here?


45 posted on 02/11/2009 10:33:31 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: uglybiker

I see what you mean. It took me about 5 minutes to see the car. My wife saw it right away...


46 posted on 02/12/2009 5:01:50 AM PST by NCjim ("Lies have to be covered up, truth can run around naked." - Johnny Cash)
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To: Hyzenthlay
maybe a politician with a concussion ?
47 posted on 02/12/2009 6:57:02 AM PST by Kimmers (Working hard so Obamas friends don't have to)
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To: NCjim
She turns left for me. I can get her to turn right by looking only at the feet and force my perception to view her as turning right. It works until I scroll up and view the whole picture.

Thinking an emotional thought or two does nothing.

48 posted on 02/12/2009 9:19:08 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (All the oil's in Texas...but all the dipsticks are in Washington, DC.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

My point is that it is only you that controls the direction of her turning. No one can make a person to perceive a stiuation except the person themselves. When you listen to the media, you start to build tools to perceive what you see. Be careful of what you listen to because it does build the tools for perceiving a reality.


49 posted on 02/15/2009 9:09:37 PM PST by GoreNoMore
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