PREV Image Text When you take your own thoughts and emotions seriously, you disengage yourself from the rest of existence. NEXT Mental Health More Quotes Show All> October 26, 2014 When you take your own thoughts and emotions seriously, you disengage yourself from the rest of existence. July 2, 2019 The mind is there to perceive, not to cook up nonsense. It has to be like a mirror, showing you everything the way it is. October 13, 2014 One reason why people go through so much stress in their day-to-day lives is they try to figure out everything logically. August 24, 2018 Call it stress, tension, anxiety, depression - essentially, it is just this: your intelligence has turned against you. June 11, 2018 If you know how to handle your thoughts and emotions, there will be no such thing as anxiety, stress, or tension for you.