here. That’s not inherently unhealthy, but it doesn’t allow for presence of mind and over time, it becomes habitual. It allows us to trick ourselves into thinking that the past or future was or will be somehow better than the moment we’re in now.
As you can imagine, that can wreak all sorts of havoc on your sense of peace and contentment. Don’t think of your thoughts-logging task as a way to list all the things you’re doing wrong.
The goal here is to identify patterns and cues for the times we stray from the present. Let’s give an example. If you notice that you think about a particularly sad holiday past every time you drink a cup of peppermint tea, you’ve identified a cue.Read more on success.com