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Daily Lift #521

Stop and Focus

The ability to concentrate is a prerequisite for acquiring wisdom.

Spend time mastering the ability to stop your "internal dialogue" in order to concentrate well.

Also, just realizing that your mind is wandering enables you to bring it back and focus on the activity at hand.

(See Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Self Knowledge, pp.168-9)

See more Daily Lifts on the topic of Thoughts

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