We do not change ourselves by adding to ourselves. More money? More possessions? More experiences? Accumulation prevents what we imagine it facilitates. Real change is radical subtraction, a letting go, swift and sudden.
The unobserved mind is a shameless opportunist. It’s alert to and dismayed by your discovery that the more you think, the more fearful you become. So it hustles right over and says, “Less thinking? That’s a wonderful idea! Let me help you with that.”