Monthly Archives: March 2011

Don’t believe everything you think.

It was written on a bumper sticker and hanging in my ex-therapist’s office.  And I remind myself of it every single day.  If my day is filled with dark thoughts, I remind myself as often as I can.  I’m tempted … Continue reading

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Negative thinking – new thoughts and diffusion

We can probably all agree that thinking negative things, especially about ourselves, can increase our negative emotions.  That’s putting it nicely: Thinking negatively can really create a living hell.  How can we stop? First off is mindfulness.  Lots of mindfulness … Continue reading

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