Consciousness is dualistic, a set of scales. Two aspects – good and evil – must balance each other. We are made of happiness, enthusiasm and goodwill. But we must also express impatience, disappointment, even malice, at times. There is a place for hate. Invite not another, then – ‘Be kind, always’. This will make them ill. Rather, say – ‘be honest’.
It’s very important to understand that the human mind is a health-seeking system. Consciousness wishes to be well and it will make all efforts to repair itself if permitted to. Those of us with an interest in mental health need to learn how to use the mind, so as liberate its healing instincts. In my observation, overthinking is generally related to anxiety or worry – when the body is stressed, frightened or a person is concerned about their circumstances, the mind will overact and spend excessive amounts of energy on looking for solutions to problems, real or imagined. One needs to clear the charge of emotions, in order to calm…