Part of mental fitness is the process of putting positive balanced thoughts into your mind. Sometimes we find this difficult to do if our subconscious has been conditioned to thinking according to negative thought patterns. The recognition that we might have faulty thinking and belief patterns programmed into our subconscious can be a difficult realization. Think of the subconscious mind as the habit mind where all positive and negative habits are stored. These habits were programmed beginning with the day we were born. You may have 18 years of negative programming from your childhood or several years of negative programming from the use of an addictive substance or a bad relationship. If you do not take control of your habit mind, then you are choosing to let others control you.
Make a conscious choice to transmit and receive positive energy.
For a period of 30 days, take steps to push the negative thoughts out of your mind by giving attention and focus to positive thoughts or positive affirmations. Continually disregard thought patterns described in How to Identify Negative Thought Patterns. Starve negative thoughts of attention and focus. Refuse your normal/old self. If necessary, focus on one thought pattern at a time and ensure you are not replacing the removal of that pattern with the introduction of another negative thought pattern. Consistency is one of the key factors for reprogramming/retraining the subconscious mind. Some of the most common ways of achieving increase positive thinking are:
Frank Outlaw said, "Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become your character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny." Everything begins with your thought and the thoughts of others. Turn the tide inside your head today!
Ms. Bhakti Mary
I am an optimistic, positive, generous and driven author who is passionate about self-improvement.
The essence of who you are does not lie in the past. What matters is what you are willing to do NOW. You are the presence.