Worry is a State of Mind

You cannot always change your environment and the events of your life, but you can learn to change your attitude toward them. A change of attitude changes the way the environment and events affect you. It is always advisable to learn, and to practice, changing your attitude to a more positive one, and also learn … Continue Reading…

Do You Need All Your Thoughts?

– Are you aware of the thoughts that pass through your mind?

– Do you remember what you thought a few minutes ago?

– Do you know how many thoughts pass through your mind in 24 hours?

– Do all your thoughts originate in your mind? Are they your own thoughts or other people’s thoughts that you think are your own thoughts?

Thinking is very useful in every area of life, but people go too far with it. It has turned into some sort of slavery. Instead of thinking about what you want, when you want, you think all the time, every hour of the day. Every word you hear, everything you see brings thoughts to your mind. The mind is always busy, most of the time thinking meaningless thoughts as a reaction to external stimulus.

People have lost the ability to stop thinking when they don’t need to. Thoughts come and go whenever they want, distracting the attention, spoiling concentration, and keeping the mind in a state of endless mental activity. It is like a machine that is never switched off.

Many of these thoughts are negative, causing anxiety and worries, wasting one’s time and energy.

Instead of using thoughts to help in your affairs, you are being used by thoughts. They take your time and they take your energy, without giving you anything in return. They constantly produce noise in your mind, preventing you from experiencing real inner peace.

Are you able to stop thinking negative thoughts? Are you able to stop all those thoughts that keep moving your attention from one thing to another? Do you keep worrying, and do you expect the worst? Does your mind keep busy with what someone said about you, and do you keep thinking how life is bad for you, because someone at work got promoted, and you were not?

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Watching Thoughts and Being More Mindful

Thoughts keep pouring into your mind. Memories keep welling up. For hours, and sometimes days, you go on thinking about things people said about you, discussing them in your mind, and sometimes reaching completely unreal conclusions. You dwell on hurt feelings, real or imaginary, and let mental images of fear, failure and problems arise in … Continue Reading…

How to Clear the Mind of Thoughts

A website visitor¬†has recently asked the following question: “So you are saying once our mind is cleared, we start experiencing inner peace, but what is the most important thing to do to clear your mind? I have read a lot at many websites, but still can’t understand the subject.” There is no instant inner peace. … Continue Reading…

Seeking Peace of Mind

We all seek peace of mind in one way or another, in one form or another. All of us desire some degree of alleviation, rest or time out from daily chores and tasks, from stress, problems, the news, people and the rush of daily life. There are many ways to find peace, but most of … Continue Reading…

Lack of Inner Peace

Lack of Peace

Do you often find yourself thinking nonstop? Do you sometimes, feel that your mind is going to explode from thoughts that don’t stop for one moment? Do you sometimes, wish your mind could just stop thinking for a little while, and let you enjoy some rest and peace? Do you wish you could overcome your … Continue Reading…