yes, it becomes much easier with practice. Rather automatic, in fact. I
don't think twice about changing the subject of a sentence that is
running in my head to make it move “toward my
comes naturally now...
Oh, but wait a minute...
you notice the "positive phrases" in the photo at the top of this page?
there a few in there that could use a “re-do?”
included “never give up” in the above list, but
what about some of the others?
How about the phrase, “no
What's the subject of that
thought? Worry, of course. Remember, your mind doesn't hear
the “no” part...
And how about “refuse to lose?”
Wouldn't it be better to say, “Determine to
Here's your chance for a little practice.Take
look at the photo (I placed it below to make it easier) and see if you
can come up with four other “positive phrases” that
be as helpful as they first appear...
peeking for the answers yet...
Okay, here we go...
these phrases be “rephrased” as follows:
guts... no glory
the guts for the glory
gaining from my pain
not an option
the only option
worry, be happy
My favorite in the
department is the “don't worry,
be happy.” How about we drop the “worry”
just “be happy?”
While these last four aren't my favorite phrases, I
think you're getting the point here.
your thoughts continually positive by using positive phrases
that head you exactly into the direction you intend...