Tag Archives: worry

OMG. Again

The mind presents us with various problems that demand resolution right now. Well, not this instant but, you know, top of the list. These are not our problems. These are the mind’s problems.

Doctor, doctor, give me the news

When Hollywood goes to the beach, we get Jaws. When it goes to church, we get exorcism. But sharks are innocent, and we are not possessed by evil spirits. We are possessed by our own minds, by the thoughts we think. Worry is possession.

How to stop thinking (6)

The most prevalent and inhibitive form of mental dis-ease? Worry, fear of the future, so common it’s thought to be normal. Well, imagine a dog if it compulsively worried about the future. The next time a worry thought floats to the surface, observe it closely. Don’t react to it, just observe it. When you watch a thought, you are out of the thought. Houdini unchained.