I designed this infographic to help people describe their level of arousal and so communicate more clearly around edging and denial. It's also attached to this post as a PDF.
Ways to use this:
Work through the different levels as you edge and recognise the different mental and physical impacts you have - become more aware of your responses. Are they similar to the list or do some differ?
Set yourself the target of reaching a certain level and staying there, how can you vary what you do and think to keep you at a certain level.
Work on keeping yourself in 'The Edging Zone' - think about how breathing and creating pressure in your body can help you get there, but relaxing your mind and body help you not go beyond
Try soft edging where you can only stimulate yourself to level 5-8 at most, and never allow yourself to get to the point where you could orgasm. What effect does this have on you compared to a 'hard' edge at 9. If you only have soft edges for a day or two, does the cumulative impact on your arousal still remain high?
I'd love your feedback on using this, and any ways I could improve it. Message me here or on Tumblr.