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Old 02-08-2013, 07:34 AM   #129
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Ooooh, I heard something on the radio ( on my drive into town which can bring on negative thoughts , as I get grumpy about how far out we live!) yesterday about this. They said to think of negative thoughts like a channel on the tv. Don't try and turn it off, but just change the channel! Don't dwell on negative but find something positive to dwell on.

I see his as meaning don't dwell on my negative aspects but dwell on my positive. I find the more I focus on the positive , the more positive there is to focus on. KWIM? And perhaps by focusing on positive I can improve my negative.
Yes, i had heard this long ago and used it as a strategy too, way back when. I had forgotten about this technique.
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