Our mind serves a very important duty. It helps us think. And yes — in many situations, thinking is necessary.

But too often, our minds are unconsciously consumed by thought after thought. This inner dialogue is largely made up of worries about our future, our health, our relationships, our work and other concerns. And all this thinking repeatedly happens without us even noticing! Yet, this constant inner narrative is a source of immense stress in our lives.

How can we stay grounded in the present when our minds are so distracted?