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Focusing, In Spite of the Voice.

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The voices seem to want to take over a space of your mind. I thought at times if it worth fighting their occupation or is it better just to focus on our tasks one at a time. This takes effort as even in Buddhism this is a practice of monks which have the goal of taking control of their own mind consciously as opposed to letting it run on auto-pilot. There is a kind of split in the experience of reaching a goal because you are divided between :

1. Reaching your goal.
2. Keeping your voice at bay (ignoring it).

The thing is, that if you are a voice hearer, you have to deal with No.2 also. This is problematic, but I think that by breath regulation (breathing consciously) and focusing on one task at a time, everytihng can become do-able.
 
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The voices seem to want to take over a space of your mind. I thought at times if it worth fighting their occupation or is it better just to focus on our tasks one at a time. This takes effort as even in Buddhism this is a practice of monks which have the goal of taking control of their own mind consciously as opposed to letting it run on auto-pilot. There is a kind of split in the experience of reaching a goal because you are divided between :

1. Reaching your goal.
2. Keeping your voice at bay (ignoring it).

The thing is, that if you are a voice hearer, you have to deal with No.2 also. This is problematic, but I think that by breath regulation (breathing consciously) and focusing on one task at a time, everytihng can become do-able.
Also, I believe that we need to organize as best as we can. To plan our days and activities accordingly and to stick to them in spite of distractions. That's the word - distraction. If we let ourselves slip into it, we get sucked into more than one black hole, the first being the voice.
 

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