How to Turn Inward and Detox Your Mind

When we are overwhelmed by confusion, our psyche tries to establish certainty to alleviate our discomfort. This is usually accomplished by mentally imagining and acting out a plot. Unfortunately, much of the time, we mentally visualize pessimistic (or worst-case scenario) scenarios to provide certainty. But, right now, think about what story you’re telling yourself in response to this confusion. Playing out a scary story is of no benefit to you. It’s important to remember that what’s unknown has yet to be discovered. Take a step back, count to five in your head, and choose to concentrate on an inner story that makes you happy instead. Turning Inward: What It Is & How It Helps Turning inward and turning outward are two methods for [...]