How to Quiet Your Mind

I’d like to share a tip on how you can quiet your mind.

This tip is borrowed from “contemplative prayer” introduced by the Catholic Church many years ago.

When you want to quiet your mind, visualize that you’re on a rowboat in a peaceful, quiet, and tranquil place. You’re bobbing along in the rowboat. A thought comes up, instead of getting upset with yourself, change it to a fish. Observe the fish approaching the boat, and then swimming away.

The thought is there to distract you. The more fish you see, the more mind chatter you have!  

This is how you’re supposed to handle […]

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Meditation Technique

I learned this meditation technique years ago and really enjoyed it. I found that it allowed me to quiet my mind and took me into a deep sense of meditation. The vibration was amazing.

Basically what you want to do is hum to yourself.

“Soooo” on the inbreath and
“Hummm” on the outbreath.

What happens is you go into a deep state of mediation because you are focused on humming the words “so” and “ hum”, that you are not distracted and it allows your mind to quiet.

If you do have a thought it is barely, if at all, noticeable.

Another thing with this meditation […]

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