Shifting the focus ~ 14th Dalai Lama

If you cannot stop worrying over something in the past or what might happen in the future, shift your focus to the inhalation and exhalation of your breath. Or recite this mantra: om mani padme hum. Since the mind cannot concentrate on two things simultaneously, either of these meditations causes the former worry to fade.

14th Dalai Lama

from the book How to Practice: The Way to a Meaningful Life

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