I was listening to a speaker recently who shared some startling statistics on our brain activity:
- We all have 50,000 to 70,000 thoughts per day
- 95 – 98% are the same we had the day before
So I tried an experiment: at the end of every day, I wrote down the thoughts that seemed to be clogging up my brain during that day. The kind of thoughts that I kept thinking about, but did nothing about. As an EOS® implementer, I have been taught by Gino Wickman to call this stuff head trash.
Funny thing happened – after writing down the head trash each evening, I slept better, and after a few days those thoughts became a lot less prominent in my daily 70,000.