Instructions for "Your Next Thought":
This super simple exercise helps you interrupt your thinking patterns and give you control over your mind, even if only briefly.
I heard this while listening to a talk on meditation, and I was blown away by the effect it had. It created a bit of space from the usual clamour of thoughts in my mind, it felt a bit like the sun breaking through cloud on the horizon. When I asked myself "What my next thought will be?", I realised it could be whatever I wanted, I could pick and choose, or just not have any at all!
Nice to know I don't always have to listen to the negative things my thoughts sometimes tell me!
Try it for yourself and let me know how you get on. :)
"When the mind is empty, silent, when it is in a state of complete negation - which is not blankness, nor the opposite of being positive, but a totally different state in which all thought has ceased - only then is it possible for that which is unnameable to come into being." - Jiddu Krishnamurti
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