"The mind is like a monkey swinging from branch to branch through a forest, says the Sutra." ~Thich Nhat Hanh
Here is a quiz I created to assess how mindful we are in our daily lives, as well as suggestions for improving our Mindfulness Quotient (self coined term). Try it out. Do share it with your friends and colleagues and check their MQ.
The term "monkey mind" refers to a state of constant mental chatter and distraction in which the mind jumps from one thought to the next and is unable to focus on the present moment. "Present mind", on the other hand,is the state of being fully engaged and attentive in the present moment, free of distraction or judgement.
Present mind is an important aspect of mindfulness because it allows us to be aware of our thoughts, emotions, and physical sensations in order to better understand ourselves and the world around us.
We can improve our decision-making abilities, relationships, and overall well-being by being present and mindful in our daily lives. It can also help busy people be more efficient and productive by allowing them to be more focused and less distracted, allowing them to complete more tasks in less time.