Unsettled Mind

November 20, 2023

Have you ever wondered about the weight of your thoughts? It may sound very amusing when we think of weighing our thoughts? Can you analyze, how much burden can a simple thought carry on a person? The mind is not just a part of our bodies, it is the most influential part that can have tremendous impact on the well-being of one's health. . When our minds are at peace, they radiate tranquility through our bodies, promoting overall health and harmony. On the contrast, negative thoughts can poison our well-being, creating restlessness and chaos.

Let us compare our thoughts to the ripples in a pond, each ripple would carry either positive or negative influence around.... When we experience peace, our Relationships with others will be harmonious. An unsettled mind can lead to hurried actions, mistakes, and conflicts. It's common to see people in hurry, accidentally breaking things and it’s true with the children dropping objects due to the restlessness. Can you identify where would the cause of this restlessness lie? Once reflected, we can be sure that it have evolved from restless mind.

Have you ever considered that your mind is like a magnet? The age-old adage holds true: "Like attracts like." If you think positive thoughts, you attract positivity into your life. Dwelling on problems can often bring more problems into your life.

Throughout history, sages and monks have dedicated their lives to mastering the art of the mind. They understand that an unsettled mind is the root cause of sorrow and suffering. It can lead to unhealthy relationships, clouded judgment, and destructive behaviors. Yet, they also show us that we have the power to transform our lives by properly nurturing our minds.

Our world which is filled with external distractions and pressures, it's often easy to overlook the immense power that resides within us. Our minds, when unsettled, can sow the seeds of chaos and discontent in our lives and the world. However, when we learn to harness the potential for inner peace and positivity, we can create a life filled with happiness, success, and harmony.

Let us all embark on a journey to settle our minds into peacefulness, for it is within this serenity that we find the key to a brighter, more harmonious world. As we think positively we not only transform our own lives but also contribute to the betterment of the world around us. Remember, the mind is a magnet, so attract the blessings that all deserve. Ways to settle the unsettled mind - practice mindfulness, spend some time during the day in meditation or in reflection, have a walk with the nature, smile to yourself and try being yourself, delve on the possibilities rather than seeing to the negative in any situation and finally acceptance of the circumstances as they are without trying to change the situation will enhance the mind.




By Sr Remedina Fernandes
Sr Remedina Fernandes RJM, is currently pursuing her BEd degree at Aloysius Institute of Education, with a BA Honors in history and postgraduate diplomas in Theology, Spirituality and Counseling. She also has a diploma in youth ministry. She’s a dedicated advocate for personal growth, published articles and conducting youth sessions. She is passionate musician and skilled singer.
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    Thu, Nov 30 2023


  • william, Mangalore

    Tue, Nov 21 2023

    Excellent article Sister to read and follow on a daily basis in order to create best atmosphere around us and celebrate life. Expecting many more.

  • Rita D'souza, Mangalore

    Mon, Nov 20 2023

    It's Informative Thank you sister

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