This is a chicken/egg situation!
It is a bit of a divided opinion, one that I do not have a definite answer to, but I believe that once the thought/emotion pattern starts then the two feed off each other and can spiral out of control.
This is why it is so important to recognise our thoughts and emotions and acknowledge them. Once we start to do this we can take control instead of allowing them to control us.Continue reading
As someone who practices mindfulness and meditation I really want to say a huge "YES" to this question, but the reality is a little more complicated. Being mindful will literally wake you up from the dream you don't even know you are in and it can be quite overwhelming.Continue reading