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"The Switch"


Molly24
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6 years ago 0 Molly24 22 logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo
Hi hug4U

That's great like taking control of them things make your mind feel clearer and in control. :)

I agree it can work I think you can change your thoughts and move them around like moving things in the house. I often imagine two boxes one for the good thoughts and the other for the not so good ones. it can work outwardly too like taking a jar with a lid and writing your worry down and putting them inside and you're only aloud to think/ worry on them if the paper is out of the jar so if you do then you have to go take it out and when the worry sorted you burn or tear up the paper so it's no more.

Your post also got me thinking of things writers do to write like light candles the smell a certian way or sit in a certian room it switches there brains into the mood for it. I think that can be aplyed to thoughts too. 

Take care.
Katie.


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6 years ago 0 hugs4U 4027 logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo
Hi Molly,
It's funny that I woke this morning with this new insight.

I found out that I have more control over my life than I
thought.

The kitchen clock has a battery, and occasionally needs that replaced. This time it didn’t work with a new battery.

I found that I had to look elsewhere, at the microwave for
the time. I hung a calendar in place of
the clock.

There is a sense of the ability to change my focus on
thoughts, just as with the relocation of the time now. That suggests strongly to me, that I can
control the stream of thoughts which are connected to my emotions too, by
moving things around me physically.  

 
It also suggests that moving my internal focus, just as a
sports psychologist suggested once was analgous to “changing the channel” on
the tv, can eventually change me.    The
author is Saul Miller who wrote “Performing Under Pressure” , which I read while going through a job promotion. 
It took a lot to change, despite reading and trying to use the book, and having good help.
 
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6 years ago 0 Molly24 22 logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo
Hi hug4U

I like that Idea that you can change thoughts like a TV glad it helped a bit. 

Take care
Molly
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6 years ago 0 hugs4U 4027 logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo
A sports psychologist suggested we can control our emotions through our thoughts, similar to changing channels on a tv.  He used to say that we control the switch.
 
I felt a palpable change in my mood for the better this morning, when I woke in a sad mood, thinking about many negative things.  What i'd done is just consider for once, that I could try listening to the world, and being open to it, instead of attempting to change it or act upon it, which is my usual way of "being".
 
I can be a chatterbox, even though nobody is listening anymore, having left my career, and assuming caregiving of a parent.
 
I might try being a listener for a change, witness, observer and companion since that is feeling okay.

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