What is Your Mind Full of When You Feel Empty?
A koan is a kind of question used as a training device in the Buddhist tradition, designed to help the aspirant attain a degree of clarity. I’m sure you’ve come across these zany questions before (“What’s the sound of one hand clapping?” or “If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there, does it make a sound?”).
Here’s an emotional eating koan for you to meditate on…
What is your mind full of when you feel empty?
What do you think?
Somov, P. (2011). What is Your Mind Full of When You Feel Empty?. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 4, 2015, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/mindful-living/2009/08/what-is-your-mind-full-of-when-you-feel-empty/