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    Violet
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    Stilling the Mind

    Post  Violet on Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:03 am

    STILLING THE MIND
    This is virtually impossible but I use a couple of techniques which I find help a little, the first is to imagine I’m stood inside my mind which is like a square room and see my thoughts as boxes, I then push these boxes to the back of my mind leaving the front clear to work in, another way is to simply draw a dark curtain across them, the thoughts are still there I’ve just put them to one side for a while. (c) Violet.
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    Post  Soaring Bird on Sat Oct 03, 2009 3:01 am

    I used to picture myself in a white round room. All my clothing is white. The chair Im sitting on is white. There are many doors in this room. They are all white. Everytime a door trys to open to let a thought in visually in my minds eye I slam it shut (but there is no sound) Eventually after quite a few doors have tried to open and have been shut again, there is silence in white. No me, no doors, no chair. Just white silence.
    I forgot I used to do this. Im going to try it now and maybe finally I'll get to sleep.
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    Re: Stilling the Mind

    Post  1antique on Sat Oct 03, 2009 3:06 am

    The method I used to use was to picture my mind as a funnel. As a stray thought would enter, it would slide away down the funnel. After a little bit, no stray thoughts stuck out.
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    Re: Stilling the Mind

    Post  Violet on Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:12 pm

    Both interesting methods, I might give those a try



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