How aware are you of the kind of thoughts you entertain?
Do you give enough thought to the thoughts?
Lol... Well put question! I try NOT to think about my thoughts, because existentialism scares me. I do, sometimes fall into the pit of the "Who am I, really?" and "What does that thought say about me?" But since no one else really knows my thoughts, I try to snap out of it pretty quickly.
I think I give too much thought to my thoughts. But then I have been diagnosed by my last therapist with OCD, and I have self diagnosed myself with the subcategory/classifcation Pure Obsessional OCD which involves mostly mental rituals and compulsions often specifically ruminating too much upon one's thoughts...
Being Mindful is the only correct way to handle your thoughts or mental chatter. You may find this hub interesting:
http://hubpages.com/hub/Are-You-a-Victi … Chattering
The best way to learn mindfulness is through Vipassana meditation. It is an art and science of "mere observation" with prejudice or bias. You train yourself to be dispassionate about your thoughts and feelings. This training has tremendous for self transformation as this hub describes:
http://hubpages.com/hub/Meditation-in-P … to-Freedom
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