As a chronic over-thinker, the two most valuable way of addressing thoughts were by a Buddhist teacher a long time ago whose name I have forgotten, and whose words I have not…
‘View thoughts like clouds, fleeting, moving, changing shape, and never permanent‘.
And from Ram Dass, when he explained to me, ‘Jacqui, love all your thoughts, all the positive ones, negative ones, love all the thoughts’. I replied with a laugh, ‘that would be a lot of love to give’ and he laughed and said to me ‘that’s the point‘.
Sent with love,