Persuasive Essay: Three Steps To Stop Negative Thinking?

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Have you ever noticed that when you "try" to stop focusing on something you can't? If I were to say don't think of pink elephants you would find yourself thinking pink elephants. If you're the visual type, you might even be seeing one in your mind's eye. So how do you stop negative thinking? Read on to discover three easy steps to stop negative thinking. Change Your Focus The easiest way to get out of negative thinking is to change your focus. You need to take your mind off what is negative and place it on something else. This sounds easy but it can be harder than you think. You may be worried about your job, about money, about your health, your relationship - any one of these worries can send you spiraling downward. But if you are not able to do anything about any of these things right now then you need to focus on something else. Worrying away at…show more content…
Just shift. Take A Moment to Dream Play the "what if" game with yourself. Whatever you focus on that is negative has a positive side to it. What is that? Focus on that aspect rather than the negative. Maybe you're worried about your finances. Give yourself a break and imagine what it would be like to not worry about your finances. Enjoy a moment of reverie that is opposite of what you are worrying about. Notice your feelings - see if you can stay in that feeling or find a way to propagate that feeling within you. Play the game with yourself of "if this were to happen, how would it feel?" Try and place yourself mentally, physically, and emotionally in the picture. Feel the feelings of wealth, of love, of health, of your beauty. Regardless of whether or not you believe it, you are beautiful. Why? Because you are a child of the universe and you are here now. That makes you beautiful in my book. Use Creative Visualization to Shift Your

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