Want to stop negative thoughts and bad habits from following you around all day? Here’s a simple tool to reprogram your mind and habits more positively.
When you use this tool regularly, you’ll feel more calm and positive. Plus you’ll bust any naughty habits you might want to get rid of.
I love this powerful Buddha quote about enemies.
“Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.”-Buddha
Right now, I want you to take a moment to pause – and become aware of how you have been speaking to yourself.
I want you to ask yourself:
Would you allow SOMEBODY ELSE to say some of the mean/negative things you might be saying to yourself?
Is your answer is NO WAY?
If so, I want you to stop your negative thoughts with my powerful simple refocusing tool (below).
As you might know, I’m a bestselling author and happiness researcher.
I wrote a book called Happy Habits.
In my research, I learned a lot of interesting psychological tricks for building up specific positive habits- and busting those naughty ones.
In this article I’ll be focusing on a “habit formation trick” – which I call:
Because it’s far easier to stop a thought or habit, when you give it a replacement.
Let’s say you wanted to stop a puppy from chewing on your slipper.
It helps if you give the puppy something else to chew on – maybe a bone.
After all, the puppy has this urge to chew on something.
Similarly your mind has the urge to chew on something.
If you simply only try to STOP the negative thought and habit, and don’t give yourself something NEW to chew on instead, you will keep going back to chewing on the negative thought and bad habit.