While driving to meet a friend for lunch, you start to think about what type of food to order. As you mentally scan the menu, you remind yourself that you should go for the healthy option. You have that wedding on the weekend and want to look your best in that dress.
Before you know it, you start to feel unhappy about your weight and upset that you can’t afford to buy a new outfit. By the time you arrive at the restaurant, you’ve started stressing about money problems and your body, causing you not to enjoy the time with your friend and ordering something you don’t enjoy based on the concerns circling your head.
Ever experienced a situation like this?
We’re not even aware we’re falling into this trap most of the time. However, the inability to stay present and resist the urge to let our thoughts trail off can really dictate our mood – if we let it.
In this 11-minute video, the legendary Eckhart Tolle, author of international success The Power Of Now, explains how we can learn to control the magnetic pull of our thoughts before they take us away from the present and down a path of excessive worry.
We absolutely love this must-see video as it’s something we can all relate to. Watch it and share your thoughts below.