Have you ever noticed how much we all love telling stories? I’m not talking Jackanory here – we’re much more subtle.
Our ‘monkey mind’ (the part of us that does the running commentary, whatever we’re doing) is rarely off-duty and relishes a little drama. It believes that life without our own personal soap opera would be about as exciting as Christmas without the cranberry sauce.
And the thing is that the monkey mind is far from being a neutral observer. It much prefers to pass comment on everything that’s going on, feeding the currently-favoured emotion like bellows on an open fire.
And I had a lovely reminder of this a little while ago. [Read more…] about Time To Stop Feeding Your ‘Monkey Mind’?