Try this: clear your mind. Think of absolutely nothing. Take the next minute or so to try it; we'll wait. Done? Great. What went through your head? If it was something like "Why is this article telling me what to do? Don't forget to swing by the grocery store later. I'm hungry. Did the Spice Girls ever have a 'Smarty' Spice?" then good news: you're completely normal. Mind-wandering is your brain's default mode. That doesn't mean you need to accept it, though — learning to focus your mind has a lot of benefits.
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Written by Ashley Hamer April 27, 2018
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