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    Hi again, I just checked and the title of the article I mentioned in the previous post is actually How To Stop Obsessing. Enjoy! Bob ... by
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      Hi again,
      I just checked and the title of the article I mentioned in the
      previous post is actually How To Stop Obsessing.
      Enjoy!
      Bob
      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@y..., medit8ionsociety
      <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > Hello....Here is where Mantra is very helpful. Your mind is force
      > feeding you what it wants, and needs to be tamed. This can be done
      by
      > giving it a task to do, and Mantra is one of the most beneficial and
      > easy tasks you can assign it. There is a nice article titled Neti
      > Neti
      > in the original sample issue of our newsletter, The Inner Traveler,
      > that deals well with this. The URL for that issue is:
      > http://www.meditationsociety.com/its9091/index.html
      > Please let us know of your success.
      > Peace and blessings,
      > Bob
      > "simon_2011us" <simon_201@h...> wrote:
      > > Hi,
      > >
      > > I have run into a problem and seem to have given myself a mental
      > > tick, that is something recurring and hard to control. I have been
      > > very interested in the Buddist way and have tried hard while
      > walking
      > > daily to be in the moment. I have had brief flashes of nowness,
      > which
      > > have grown easier to prolong and I achieved a nice feeling of
      > general
      > > joy. I felt that I would try some more typical Za Zen meditation
      > last
      > > week in a sitting position and just quietly focussed my mind for
      > > about 10 minutes.
      > >
      > > I am a keen musician (drummer) and have a lot of music in my genes
      > (
      > > previous lives I guess). Anyway after my meditation I sat down and
      > > practiced as usual and at the end of my session listened to one of
      > my
      > > favourite pieces of music, Speechless by Weather Report.
      > >
      > > Now to my problem, Speechless has now been replaying itself
      > > continuously in my inner ear for 48 hours and I feel a sense of
      > panic
      > > rising within me which is very disturbing, I need some concrete
      > > advice to help me shut down the internal jukebox. It sounds really
      > > bizare but believe me I am handicapped by this and trying to stay
      > > calm.
      > >
      > > Thanks for any help you can give.
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