6 - The Four "S" Words

The author introduces four "S" worlds that are useful in developing control over one's own mind, which represent techniques that work in combination:

From there, he speaks of putting these to work in his job as a piano tuner, which is a bit protracted and fussy, but some of the details are worth preserving:

He's applied this technique to other parts of his life - simply not rushing through things. It is difficult to do so because our culture demands "faster" and we become automated in many activities and fail to pay attention. At the onset, it requires a great deal of effort just forcing yourself to remain slow and steady, but over time it becomes second nature to be "in the moment."