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When Negative Thoughts Attack!

Think Positive

It’s been a bit of a rough week here and I found myself having some negative thoughts about the future — particularly related to my business:

“If this keeps up then this is going to happen and that’s going to be bad.”

Fortunately I caught myself and realized: that “story” is totally my own creation. Who says that will happen? Even if this does continue, is that the absolute, guaranteed outcome? Of course not. Is there an alternate — better — outcome? Of course there is!

So if I’m going to believe something, why not believe that?

When you find your thoughts spiraling downward — it happens to all of us — pause, take a breath, and ask yourself:

  • Is this true?
  • Are you sure?
  • Is there no alternative?
  • Is there a better alternative?

If so, then why not believe the positive story instead of the negative one?

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