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Ruin the whole evening, and perhaps part of next week, too. Most people don't stop there. How many of you think about unpleasant things that happened long ago It's as if your brain is saying, Let's do it again We've got an hour before lunch, let's think about something that's really depressing. Maybe we can get angry about it three years too late. Have you heard about unfinished business It's finished you just didn't like the way it came out. I want you to find out how you can learn to change...

Going Wrong 5167

We often try to correct problems after something has gone wrong, rather than doing things ahead of time to make sure they go the way we want them to. The attempted correction often makes the problem worse. We all motivate ourselves to do things repeatedly throughout the day. Knowing how this works makes it possible to choose what we're motivated to do, and to use powerful positive feelings to do it. A way to change critical internal voices into friendly and useful allies is also demonstrated....

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Radiant Thinking

Now think of an unpleasant memory, something you think about that makes you feel bad. Now make the picture dimmer and dimmer. If you turn the brightness down far enough it won't bother you any more. You can save yourself thousands of dollars in psychotherapy bills. I learned these things from people who did them already One woman told me that she was happy all the time she didn't let things get to her. I asked her how she did it, and she said Well, those unpleasant thoughts come into my mind,...