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Addicted to thinking

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Thinking, thinking, thinking. The virtual reality of our minds prevents us from experiencing what’s really going on in the present moment.

So much of our precious time is wasted ruminating on the past, or worrying about the future. We can feel powerless over the swirling, expanding tornado of thoughts and emotions, and feel a victim of life’s situations and the tendencies of the mind.

Because of the mind’s inclination to the negative, called the inherent negativity bias, the virtual reality we dwell in most is often one of difficulty and challenge.

Ruminating and spending time going over the past, or the anticipated future, prevents us from experiencing the life we’re actually living.

When this happens, we become distracted, and have challenge concentrating on what’s right in front of us, creating even more difficulty.

When challenging situations arise, getting........

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