Anna showed me an interesting exercise the other day, which she had learned in a seminar: to put an egg on its top.
I thought it was impossible to do that, but she told me that she had done it. And at one time real quick and easy - more or less without thinking.
I tried it yesterday and it was indeed an interesting experience. For one thing the success seems to depend a lot on the attitude with which I approached the task. If I was convinced that it's possible and just thought it's a matter of time, then it happened earlier. When I got impatient, because I wanted to succeed already, it could get almost impossible.
The second interesting thing I learned was to apply minimal pressure and be aware of every minute weight change on my fingertips. But once it was standing, it did not tip over as easy as I thought it would. Balance is a delicate thing, but also very strong...