I’m finding that “dropping thought” is easier said than done. Am I missing something?

Updated: Jan 21, 2019

QUESTION: “I have spent a great deal of time just being frustrated because so many articles and videos about the principles refer to “dropping the thought” as if it is an effortless fait accompli. I have found instead that the more distressing the thought, the less likely it is that it will drop and instead plays over and over in my head no matter how aware I am that it is just a thought and not reality.

I found the following comment on your recent blog entry particularly comforting on this issue: