Let Your Brain Do Its Job

“Your brain’s job is not to keep you happy. It’s to keep you alive.”

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Your Brain’s Purpose is To Keep You Alive

I picture my brain as my guardian angel. The poor thing has been sounding alarms every day in the hopes that I will avoid the same dark holes into which I inevitably fall every single day.

Take Care of Your Brain

I know my brain has been sounding more alarms than it should, but that’s partly my fault. I’ve neglected it. I’ve wrongfully assumed that the brain can take care of itself without my assistance. I’ve been running on autopilot.


Meditation doesn’t mean that you’ll empty your mind of every thought. It doesn’t mean you’ll become a better person or that the Universe has bestowed its eternal secrets upon you.


Mindfulness means nothing more than being present and being fully engaged with whatever it is that you’re doing. It means converging your thoughts and your energy into the task in front of you. Don’t think about the past, the future, or any other BS that may be floating around your head at the time.



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Gabriella H.

I’m always curious, always looking for something new to learn, using life as a learning canvas.