When a number of unrelated thoughts enter your mind, try to construct some order. Decide which issue you will think about first. Only when you have finished that, then may you go on to the second issue.
This will train you to think in a way which prevents confusion.
(see Rabbi Reuven Dov Dessler; T'nuas Hamussar, vol.5, p.179; Rabbi
Pliskin - Gateway to Happiness, p.89)
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