Monday, September 29, 2008
You may jump to conclusions today when interacting with others, especially if you are assessing your exchanges from an emotional or biased point of view.
Perhaps you are feeling suspicious of other people's motives or are making assumptions about how you're being received.
If this is the case for you today, it may be because your mind is busy referencing the past and compelling you to get stuck in projections.
Consider focusing your attention on the present moment instead.
Paying attention to what's really happening, rather than getting mired in mind chatter, can help you to think clearly and rationally so you can form appropriate conclusions.
Staying present allows us to process information rationally during our interactions with people.
Being in the moment frees us of the mind's tendency to dip into the past or jump ahead into an unknown future.
We can listen attentively and take what we see and hear for what it is in its own context.
The objectivity this affords us allows us to come to more pertinent conclusions.
We can also respond to what's in front of us rather than react from past experiences, our fears, or conditioning.
Stay present and absorb what is happening to you right now, and you will be able to honestly assess your situation and draw more accurate conclusions.