Just notice the wondrous waterfall of your mind tirelessly generating thoughts just as effortlessly as your heart pumps blood — moment after moment after moment.
This video “What Your Body Does in 30 Seconds” is an astounding overview of what’s happening inside you. Do not be dismayed if thoughts arise when you are meditating, it just means that you are alive.
Here is a technique for skillful handling of thoughts during meditation: notice the thoughts and let them pass, don’t get caught up in following them or judging them. Offer yourself permission to notice and let go.