It's easy to get lost in endless thinking. We find ourselves constantly thinking, ruminating, stressing, and ultimately, paralyzing ourselves with our own thoughts. This addiction to thinking can be debilitating and hinder our ability to live a fulfilling and joyful life.
Have you ever found yourself lying awake at night, your mind racing with thoughts and worries? Or constantly overthinking every decision, second-guessing yourself at every turn? If so, you're not alone. Many of us fall into the trap of addiction to thinking, allowing it to control our lives and rob us of our peace and happiness.
But what if there were a way to break free from this vicious cycle? What if we could learn to surrender, let go, and find peace in the present moment? The answer lies in taking a deep breath.
Taking a deep breath may seem simple, but it can transform our state of mind. When we take a moment to breathe deeply, we signal to our body and mind that it's time to relax and let go. It's an opportunity to release our thoughts' grip and return to the present moment. You must have heard about the famous Wim Hof breathing, too. Research that if you find it interesting and apply it to your life.
As we inhale deeply, we take in fresh air and a renewed sense of clarity. With each exhale, we release the stress and tension that has built up within us. In that moment, we let go of our addiction to thinking, allowing ourselves to experience the peace and tranquility we desperately seek.
Surrendering to the present moment doesn't mean giving up or being passive. It means accepting things as they are and acknowledging that we cannot control everything. It means recognizing that constantly ruminating and stressing over things we cannot change only robs us of our precious time and energy.
When we surrender and let go, we create space within ourselves for new perspectives and opportunities to arise. We open ourselves up to the possibility of growth and transformation. We learn to trust in the natural flow of life and have faith in our ability to navigate whatever challenges may come our way.
Breaking free from the addiction to thinking is not an overnight process. It requires practice and conscious effort. But with each deep breath, we take, with each momentary surrender, we chip away at the stronghold of our thoughts, one breath at a time.
My name is Annica Johansson and I am an Art Life Coach, Certified Sound Healer and Artist. I am writing about personal development, daily musings, spirituality and depicting mother nature's amazing beauty. Welcome!