Yesterday at work I did a lot of watching myself- watching the thinker– and tried not to get caught up in my ego whenever possible. I made the decision to pay attention to my thoughts all day, as a spiritual practice, to help have inner peace in my day.
“The moment you start watching the thinker, a higher level of consciousness becomes activated.” -Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now.
On my drive into work, I made sure to notice my breathing and tried to feel my inner body. I also paid attention to what was going on around me during the commute- the other drivers, the houses all around me, and the great outdoors. The morning sunlight cast a beautiful glow over everything, and the sky was bright blue and cloudless.
My mind wanted to wander as it always does, but I was able to catch it and bring myself back to the present moment and my drive. Continue reading “Finding Inner Peace By Watching The Thinker at Work”