Because his material’s never edgy or obscene, because his delivery is so laid back, and because he’s so stupendously wealthy, it’s easy to dismiss the Seinfeld of 2014 as altogether too slick, smug and mainstream. But in his best lines, buffed to a perfect shine, extreme professionalism crosses over into a kind of absurdist Zen –…Seinfeld has learnt how to identify laughs, different types depending on what has caused them: “The timbre of it, the shape of it, the length of it – there’s so much information in a laugh. A lot of times, you could play me just the laughs from my set and I could tell you, from the laugh, what the joke was. Because they match.”
Seinfeld spends “20 minutes a day doingTranscendental Meditation…”I could do the whole interview about TM, to be honest, but we’d just lose everybody. I’ll describe it very simply: it’s like you have a phone, and somebody gives you a charger for it. And so now you can recover from this exhausting experience of being a human, twice a day. It’s deep rest.”… Article by Oliver Burkeman, The Guardian, Sunday 5 January 2014 18.00 GMT. To read full article please click here.
Read this article to find out about “Seinfeld’s productivity secret” and how himself feels about it. Also about his thoughts on relationships and marriage. Although mostly taken from a comedy perspective, Mr. Seinfeld’s subjective opinion on these matters is amusing and interesting. We do not have to agree with him necessarily but he certainly may makes us think.
Transcendental meditation (TM) can be viewed as a sort of hypnotic state, a modified stete of awareness. In hypnotherapy we propose a type of work very similar to that of TM with the difference that hypnotherapy adresses in most cases issues in particular, thus becoming a goal oriented therapy instead of a “free floating” mental exercise.