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Adjusting Your Default Setting

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From Huffington post:

What is unfolding when nothing much of anything is going on with you?

I encourage you to check out for yourself what is going on at such times. For most of us, usually it is thinking. Thinking is going on. It takes lots of different forms.

Thinking seems to constitute our “default setting” rather than awareness.

It is a good thing to notice, because in this way, we might slowly shift from this automatic reverting to thinking over and over again to another mode of mind that may stand us in far better stead, namely awareness itself. Perhaps over time we can adjust our default setting to one of greater mindfulness rather than of mindlessness and being lost in thought.

Read more here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jon-kabatzinn-phd/mindfulness-_b_1176966.html?ref=mindful-living&ir=Mindful%20Living

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