244: The Reasons You Avoid Time Alone with Your Thoughts

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"The philosophy of the wisest man that ever existed, is mainly derived from the act of introspection." - William Godwin

I hear many of my listeners tell me that they want to get to know themselves better.  It truly is an admirable goal.  However, while many people express a desire for introspection others spend every spare moment running from their thoughts.

Why is that?  Today, I will discuss five reasons why people avoid being alone with their thoughts

Topics Discussed in the Episode

  • ZEN commuter schedule for the week
  • The negativity loop
  • 5 Reasons why people avoid quiet time 

Question of the Day

What is the most persistent thought you have during the day?

Action of the Day

Spend two minutes alone with your thoughts without attempting to change them.


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