Jul
29

“The Wonder of Your Brain; Self Defense?,” by John W. Zimmer

“I was reminded on the incredible power of our brain recently as a window in my bathroom fell open. Before I had a chance to think, my body had jumped into a fighting stance as a surge of adrenaline shot through my body and a growl escaped my lips. It was kind of funny but as this was happening I already knew what the affront to my serenity was – the window. But like it or not, I was as ready as my body could possibly be for whatever the external environment might throw at me. This I attribute to my brain’s intervention with my normal thought processes.”

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Comments

  1. Check out the video from the front page…

    http://myselfdefenseblog.com/

  2. love it when some little thing happens and before my conscious mind clicks in my body has done something appropriate. when young, could NOT catch balls and such. now sometimes i catch some falling object before it goes more than a few inches. and if i miss, i will generally find myself standing clear and preparing to clean up the mess. granted, nobody likes making little goofs, but dealing with anything effortlessly is a tiny thrill.

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