The Basics of Our Thoughts

I never really considered what it was that I was thinking and how it effected me. I just thought that this is the "normal," when in fact, unfortunately, it is normal to most of the world. It wasn't until college where I was having psychological symptoms and all my gut/insomnia problems (that are described this blog), where I started to realize this suffering needed to stop.

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How To Easily Get Into The Present Moment

When It comes to skydiving from an airplane or running from a bull, there is no other way to stay alive than be forced into the present moment.

Now the reason why we feel so "alive" after doing something extraordinary, like climbing a mountain, is because we are no longer in our head. We stop thinking about the past and future and focus on what is going on in front of us. 

This is why shinrin yoku, or forest bathing, is so good for you. It allows you to step out of your head and live within the present space.

Getting out of the present moment can be bad if you remember that the past harbors depression and the future creates anxiety.

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