Declutter Your Mind – S. J. Scott Book Summary

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Declutter Your Mind – S. J. Scott

Feel overwhelmed by your thoughts? Struggling with anxiety about your daily tasks? Or do you want to stop worrying about life?

The truth is…We all experience the occasional negative thought. But if you always feel overwhelmed, then you need to closely examine how these thoughts are negatively impacting your lifestyle.

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Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It’s a way of entering into the quiet that’s already there—buried.

Meditation appears hard due to your cluttered mind. If you are able to get past the boredom and itchiness you experience initially, it will be life transforming.

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We think, therefore, We are

Thinking may seem automatic and uncontrollable, but many of our thought patterns are habitual and, well, thoughtless.

We mistakenly believe we are the thoughts, but if we witness those thoughts and don’t get entangled in them, we slowly realize we are not those thoughts but something else, looking at those thoughts.


We often feel like we don’t have time to declutter because we’re too busy consuming new stuff and information. But at some point, all this busyness leads us to mental and emotional exhaustion. 

Relieve Anxiety

The more we procrastinate on something important, the worse we feel about ourselves. The worse we feel, the less motivation we have to get moving on our work. The less motivation we have, the more we procrastinate with mindless distractions. It’s a vicious cycle that traps you in self-recrimination and anxiety.

Never-ending tape

In fact, nearly every negative thought you have relates to the past or future. It’s common to find yourself trapped in a looping cycle of regretful thinking or worrying thoughts, even while feeling desperate to escape the never-ending tape playing in your mind.

The more we ponder our despair, the more despondent we become.

Technology’s slave : Today’s Human

We’ve become obsessed with technology, and it’s impacting every aspect of how we live our lives. We are slaves to the gadgets that were supposed to simplify our lives, and we prefer the quick fix of instant information and low-quality entertainment over real-world interactions and experiences.

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