You can not silence the monkey mind.
As soon as I ask you not to think of a blue unicorn, you already have. If you are meditating to eliminate internal dialouges you will be disappointed and very frustrated because the internal dialogues will only get louder as your attention is drawn to your inability to stop thinking. Even in sleep, ruminating mind continues its quest to extact value and meaning from experience.
The point of meditation is silence. When we are absolutely still, our nervous system has an opportunity to reset itself.
The silence is a physical stillness. The silence is the first step towards self control; self mastery. (4.7-8).
Dialouge Replacement is the technique in which we introduce internal dialogues that support our ideal state. By meditating on these optimal dialouges, we must, neccesarily, sacrifice unwanted dialouges because conscious mind can only focus on so much at any given time. These new dialouges create new subconscious beliefs and repetition reinforces them. This is the essence of mantras, and functions by the law of growth.
(2.28) The law of growth depends upon reciprocal action. The individual is complete at all times and this makes it possible to receive only as we give.
Thought is substance in equalibrium (2.30), and this substance is constantly changing form based on where we direct our attention. In other words, our experience of conditions is a result of our directed attention.
Increasing our practice
Increasing our practice is essential. By increasing our practice we must, neccesarily, adjust our habits. This brings unconscious patterns into awareness. Awareness allows us to consciously replace habits with intentional rituals (your practice).
The more we can remain conscious observers of experience rather than lose ourselves in the drama of conditions, the richer and more rewarding experience will become.
Pattern Interupts is a technique where the individual introduces discipline (ritual) into their life for the purpose of replacing how they spend time; ensuring time is spent in action that supports an ideal state.
The Observer State is the ideal state because the Observer gets to decide.