Taming our monkey mind

Blast from the past…


Our mind, on average, has over 50,000 thoughts in a day.  It is forever racing ahead with numerous other thoughts.  For many of us, a large proportion of these thoughts have a negative slant —– ‘I wish I were healthier, prettier.’  ‘Will I get a promotion or will I lose my job ?’ ——— This mental chatter is a permanent ‘noise’ in the background.  Driven by our karmic imprint, particularly during the impressionable childhood years, the MONKEY MIND is a result of our deep inner insecurity at our physical life form and a constant endeavour to somehow control our destiny.  Some of this ‘noise’ is dysfunctional and restricts us from fully enjoying the present, resulting in lower effectiveness.  And so, we become restless, confused and impulsive.
Here are some ideas for TAMING OUR MONKEY MIND : —— Firstly, eliminate comparisons.  We judge ourselves in comparison to others.  Since, there’s always someone…

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