Let the stream pass by
It’s impossible to find peace when you’re constantly reacting to your inner roommate:
That nagging voice that’s constantly talking in your head, the voice spouting off judgments, criticisms, worries, stresses, and laundry lists of things undone. It can take years of disciplined practice to free yourself from that voice in your mind.
And, the more you concentrate on trying to make your mind shut up, the more agitated the mind becomes.
Instead, imagine that your mind is like a stream of water rushing by. Imagine yourself sitting beside the stream—on dry land—not getting involved in the stream and not trying to change or interrupt the pattern of the stream.
Simply let the stream of thoughts pass by without getting too interested in them, without following any of the threads downstream, without trying to interrupt or stop the flow of the thoughts.
When you notice that you’ve jumped into the stream, no biggie:
Drop any negative self-talk and simply put yourself back on dry land, back to the place where you are merely observing the stream rushing by. ……… click here to continue reading 3 Simple Ways To quiet Your Mind yoganonymous.com