Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Social SciencePsychology · 9 months ago

do we have power over our mind and thoughts?

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  • (A)
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    Yes by our subconscious mind.

  • 9 months ago

    Based on stimuli from our environments and memories, millions of thoughts pass through our minds, constantly. We do not control that but we choose which of those thoughts will will dwell on and take action on. With practice, we can kick thoughts out and move on past them. We can also intentionally draw up thoughts and guide what's whirling in our heads. More importantly, controlling our environments controls what comes into our thoughts. When surround ourselves with positive people and frequent positive places, our thoughts and destinies become more positive. Adversely, if we allow negative influences into our lives, our thoughts and destinies are darkened and the likelihood of being caught in negative thought loops increases.

    Most people just allow it all to happen. Those with greater understanding, actively control their associations and environment to keep their lives, positive spaces as much as is possible.

    Source(s): Beyond Religion by M. Henry, on Amazon
  • 9 months ago

    Yes.

  • 9 months ago

    Normally we do not have any control over thoughts but it can be controlled by yoga.(not the physical exercise)

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  • 9 months ago

    Yes, we can discipline our mind and learn to control it instead of being led by it.

    The mind will run amok on its own with intrusive thoughts and imagination, but we can control it.

    Just like a rider controls a horse, we can direct our body and mind which way to go and what to think about.

  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Yes even though sometimes it’s difficult

  • Ko
    Lv 4
    9 months ago

    Peace is possible, it resides within us innately.

  • Cowboy
    Lv 6
    9 months ago

    yes, but only if we work at it.

  • Hari
    Lv 6
    9 months ago

    Yes.

  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Try not thinking at all for even ten seconds. You'll find how little control you have.

    • jon pike
      Lv 7
      9 months agoReport

      Exactly right, Corvus. I knew we'd agree on something eventually; you're too smart not to.

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