I say that 1 (always), 6 (almost always) and 7 (always) are not relevant. 5 is only relevant as it effects neck tension, otherwise it too is irrelevant.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.