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What is a thought-free state?

Laura Katleman-Prue
Nutrition & Dietetics
Each of us spends time in the thought-free state every day. We just don't know it. The thought-free state is that instant when you're looking at a gorgeous sunset and your mind stops. Then the thought "Oh, what a gorgeous sunset" arises and takes you out of it. Any time our attention is on sensation -- what we are seeing, hearing, touching, smelling, or tasting -- and we're not caught up in thoughts or feelings, we're in the thought-free state. In these moments, we dive between our thoughts and align with our true self. You can rest in the thought-free state when you're waiting in line, walking to your car, or even folding your clothes. All you have to do is notice that you're thinking and ask yourself, "Where's the quiet?"
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