Tag: negative thinking

Changing the way we think

Changing the way we think

Changing the way we think   Changing the way we think As thoughts play such an important role in our distressing emotions, it can be very effective to notice these thoughts, and learn to think differently, or to think about thoughts in a different way. …

5 Things You Could Stop Worrying About

5 Things You Could Stop Worrying About

5 Things You Could Stop Worrying About I like to think of worrying as unnecessary mental torture. We experience something like 50 000 thoughts per day (some estimate the figure as much higher – around 80 000 thoughts per day) and up to 80% of…

Positive Stress Interventions

Positive Stress Interventions

  Positive Stress Interventions   Do you ever feel stressed? I guess that’s a silly question. Even when you try (like I do daily…and often miss my target!) to stay calm, think positively and tell myself that nothing is going to destroy my ‘fab funk’,…

How to undo negative programming

How to undo negative programming

Undo Negative Programming Our childhoods affect us immensely. Of course, some of our characteristics are genetically inherited – whether we are shy and prefer to observe instead of rush in and try something new are traits we are born with. So we have a starting…

Ways You Let Yourself Down

Ways You Let Yourself Down

  Ways You Let Yourself Down   1) I’ll be happy when…statements You let yourself down when you delay your happiness upon the condition of a future event occurring. You can choose to be happy right now with what you have. Daniel Gilbert, a well…

Nine Ways to Conquer Negative Thinking

Nine Ways to Conquer Negative Thinking

No one enjoys hearing negative comments from others, especially if there is no constructive value to them. So why put up with these comments when they come from yourself. Negative thinking makes you less attractive to the abundance around you and more attractive to all…

Why Making Assumptions can make you miserable

Why Making Assumptions can make you miserable

If humans were unable to make assumptions, the world would be a much simpler place. I am continually amazed at how people (myself included) make assumptions that are not based on facts. Rather they are based on our own thought processes, existing beliefs, and emotional…