LPT: Next time you find yourself overthinking, keep your eyeballs still. Your mind will stop ruminating.

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keepthetips

Magic! What’s the science behind this?

She_Plays

So will focusing on anything else. You can focus on breathing in and out… or even moving your finger up for 3 seconds and lowering it for 5 seconds. It’s just a type of meditation. Focusing on your eyeballs is just fine too, I guess, but it doesn’t have jack to do with hijacking your limbic system. You’re just focusing your attention elsewhere and consciously not moving your eyeballs takes enough focus to keep you from ruminating.

spaghettilegslee

I use a fork for assistance.

1Strangeartist

So would meditation work while focusing on one point and not moving your eyes?

saturndragomir