Do Think of Pink Elephants – Phrasing Positive

Never mind. Don’t think of pink elephants. You failed, didn’t you? You’re probably thinking of pink elephants right now, perhaps even Google searching them.  Let’s try another one. Don’t think of pizza. Did it work? Are you abstaining from those mental images?

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It’s hard, isn’t it? Our mind somehow passes over the “not” and skips to what follows it. We’re searching for what to do. We’re searching for the actionable message.  Continue reading