Saturday, March 17th, 2012
Focus: I choose to flow with my experiences and enjoy the ride.
Some of the pioneers in the study of the stress/relaxation responses, such as Hans Selye and Herbert Benson, suggested that we need to think, analyze and plan for about twenty minutes a day.
The rest of the time we can just flow with our experiences, trust our inner knowing of how and when to respond, and enjoy the ride.
But how frequently does excessive thinking intrude where it is not really needed, causing us to overreact or underreact and internalize our feelings? How often do you take things too seriously? And how do we go about changing all of this?
(Read the following article for some direct antidotes to excessive thinking.)
Excerpted from: How to Cure Excessive Thinking by Ian Gawler & Paul Bedson
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