The absence of ‘monkey brain’-10,000 thinks.
Feeling flow-like being in the zone while executing a particularly difficult sports move.
Being busy: raising kids, going to school or working overtime.
When the brain is quiet, it goes crazy: sometimes people fill up on junk food, talking, TV.
Other times people feel bored, tired overwhelmed and depressed anxious and sad.
Thinks get worse when the brain gets stuck in a down mode.
People exercise, challenge themselves with a study or project.
Some people get a second job.
So, mindfulness works out monkey brain and allows the brain to feel inner peace, compassion and emotional stability.
Why not earn happiness through a practice of mindfulness.