In this episode, I talk about how thoughts are changed and explore some of the mechanisms at play when we change how we think!
So often we have problems because we have the same thoughts running in our head over and over again. We need to learn to change this so that we can think differently and find ways to solve problems.
MASTER THE BUT SEQUENCE
Negative BUT Positive
ASK DIFFERENT QUESTIONS
What else is possible?
What can I control?
What do I want?
What can I learn?
Where is the opportunity?
MAKING DIFFERENT MOVIES
Imagine running into a problem
Imagine solving the problem
Imagine putting something into play at the start so the problem doesn’t happen
Vividly imagine things working out the way you want them to
Imagine implementing something that you learned in real life
Vividly see how you would do it
Prime yourself and then start thinking
When you feel a certain way it can help or hinder you in what you do. Get yourself primed into the most useful state possible
Deprime yourself and then start thinking
Research shows sometimes we act poor ways because under influence of our feelings.
Check for these factors and then make decisions
Bruce Lee Be like water – Stoicism – whatever happens good or bad avoid getting too caught up
Challenge Emotion connected
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