The Art of Thinking….or Not!

Dwayne:

I am trying. This week it’ll be a few days of “no mind”

Originally posted on An Intense Life:

It’s 3am. You are awake, again. You’re mind is racing, contemplating answers to the incessant questions you can never seem to quiet. Moment after moment, your brain works on the invisible puzzle as though your life depended on an answer. And no matter what you do, you can’t quiet the noise.

Sound familiar? For many of us the answer is a resounding YES!  And it makes sense, actually. Our brains are programmed to find answers, categorize information, and make sense of the chaos that surrounds us. We feed our brain with never-ending “whys” from the moment we understand the word. And in moments of stress or discomfort, we latch on to the answer of “why” with every breath.

Even when we are hurting ourselves in the process.

See, we actually DON’T need to answer every question, categorize every moment, or think incessantly. Sometimes what we most need is to NOT…

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