Need to multitask? Want better control of your life? Want to do thing faster? Learn to be still and you will achieve those things and more. Each of our classes starts with Hug a Tree. This Tai Chi group in the UK is doing a nice job of demonstrating how it's done. You learn to be quiet and still.
Here's a practical example. During a baseball game recently the announcers were commenting how one of the players had greatly improved his hitting. One thing they all agreed on was this:
He does not seem to have an unnecessary movements in his body. He seems focused and very still at the plate. That is how you can tell a player is really zoned in at the task at hand.