Communing with the Moment
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Communing with the Moment

How to Avoid Circular Thinking
Marcin Polak
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Beautiful moments are seen not in hurrying, but in slowing down, in wandering. Circular thinking happens all too easily, while the fragments of thought that are open to the immeasurable form incredible patterns.

Generalizing, making circular thoughts out of thought fragments, is a normal, popular and boring process. At the same time, in life, only moments are beautiful: scraps of time and thought. I used to think about this line sung by Ryszard Riedel [of popular Polish blues rock band Dżem – trans. note] by way of circular thoughts – thinking that only some moments in life are beautiful. I thought there were more ugly or neutral moments in

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  1. Sit down and focus your attention on your breathing. Don’t change it, let it flow naturally.

  2. Turn your attention to how each inhalation and exhalation is present in your body. Allow a few minutes to observe it.

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