If you can’t acknowledge where you are, you won’t get to where you desire to go.
The mind doesn’t come with an “off” switch. But with the right intervention you can slow down your spinning mind.
What if staring out the window and letting your mind wander aimlessly was the most productive thing you could do? Could you allow yourself to do it? It’s harder than you might think.
The expectation that you’ll never get pulled into the trance of reactivity is a high standard that isn’t realistic. You might have better luck with a human standard.
You fired off a response. Now you regret it. We’ve all been there. How do you avoid it next time?