I couldn’t grasp the seven awakening factors until I split them into 3 invigorating factors, 3 calming factors and equanimity:
mindfulness, investigation of principles, energy,
rapture, tranquility, immersion,
After that I understood that the two groups of three counterbalance each other and allow us to practice the middle way. SN46.53 helped me understand this breakdown. And because of this, to address my own tendencies, I spend more time walking meditation than sitting meditation–I am inclined to be a sluggish turtle and it’s very hard to fall asleep standing on one leg
NOTE: THE ABOVE HAS AN ERROR. SEE CORRECTION BELOW.