It can be amazing how we can fill our minds thoughts that are harmful to ourselves. We are already overworking our mind with so many things to do, and on top of that, we can find time to source negative things to stuff our minds. Stress, negatives,and fear are all so harmful to our mind that we do not even realize the effects of them. One fine day, we will get so bogged down with these thoughts running in our mind that we will just burn out. Then our doctor or psychiatrist will tell us to slow down and take things easy. Till then, we are bent on filling our mind with all these unnecessary things.
My mind is not in my control! What can I do?! Well, whether you think your mind is in your control or your mind is controlling you, you are right. Only you can decide how you want your mind to function. If you do not take the rope in your hand and direct your thoughts, the day will come when your thoughts will start controlling you. One way that you can realize that your thoughts are controlling you is through study.
Study yourself whenever you are faced with any unfamiliar situation and how you handle it. Study what comes to your mind when you have to adopt new things and adapt to changes. If you are answering, fear, uncertainty, and stress, you can be rest assured that your thoughts are paralyzing you.
Detoxing can help you gain control over your mind. This can be achieved through many ways. First, you need to start filling your mind with positive thoughts. This can be achieved in a number of ways.
Start with meditation. Only meditation can start bringing your mind into focus. Only a focused mind is capable of good thinking which will lead to healthy thoughts and hence, healthy living. Meditation have the ability to keep stress under control. Hence, find a good spot for your meditation and do this regularly. It will start helping you detox your mind of negative thoughts and stress and help you start leading a healthy life.
Start getting spiritual. Prayers are powerful and have the ability to fill your heart with positivity and good thinking. When you fill your mind with positive thoughts, you are detoxing your mind. Positive thoughts release the negatives and ease any tension in your mind. When your mind is free of unnecessary thoughts, there is space for fresh oxygen to flow through your mind.
Start reading positive books, inspirational stuff, and the likes. If not anything, these accessories have the ability to elevate your thoughts and make you smile. Start smiling more often. Smile is infectious and have the ability to touch a lot of people on its way. Ever noticed that when someone wishes you with a smile, you feel good. Notice it next time and know what I mean.
Surround yourselves with people who are positive. This does not mean that you have to start ignoring people who you are with currently. Try to deter any conversation in the negative mode toward the positive. Over time, they will realize the goodness of it. If not, they will stay positive when you are around at least. Understand that fear exists only because of uncertainty. If it is not going to kill you, that fear is unworthy. Hence, start facing your fears and see them melt away; just like that monster under your bed when you were young.
In conclusion, detoxing your mind means to bring your mind into focus with positive thoughts and necessary things and eliminating residuals such as stress, fear, and negatives. Engaging in activities that keep our mind positive, we can eliminate these residuals and start freeing up space in our mind for fresh and positive thoughts. Keeping our mind healthy and positive means that you eventually lead a happy and healthy life.