By understanding each one of the thoughts that the mind creates, we can keep the beneficial thoughts and discard those which are useless or harmful. Today, we explain necessary thoughts.
Necessary thoughts are those relating to your daily routine, such as: What am I going to have for dinner? What time am I picking up the children from school? What is the number of my bank account? What have I got to do today? They are also thoughts connected with your profession or job. These necessary thoughts related to your daily life come into your mind according to your responsibilities and needs at a more physical, material and professional level. When these thoughts are repeated over and over again, they become unnecessary or waste thoughts.
Waste thoughts are thoughts that are produced at untimely moments that fill us with worry and anxiety when they appear in our minds. They have no constructive use. Unnecessary and useless thoughts are quick and repetitive which lead you nowhere.
Often, they refer to things from the past: If this hadn’t happened … Why did she have to say that to me? Too many thoughts are about things that we cannot change, or worries about the future: What will happen tomorrow? How will it happen? What will I do if I find myself on my own? If I had been there at the time, this disaster would not have happened. If I had had this information at the time, I would have won the case. When I get the degree, I will be more respected by my superiors.
Your ability to concentrate is weakened by these useless thoughts. If you have a lot of these thoughts, you use more energy and time to undertake each task. The origins of negativity also reside in them. From the time that the past has already passed and the future is yet to come, these kinds of thoughts are not useful and they also weaken your inner strength and exhaust you. It is vital that we learn to avoid this pattern of thinking. In this way, you will be more focused and your decision making capacity will improve.