I love this analogy
The Three monkeys at Nikko Toshogu Shrine, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
Seven days of continuing to NOT offer my opinion on anything unless asked. Hmmm. Seven days of NOT entertaining any negative thought, but immediately replacing it with a fond memory or pleasant thought. No Problem! If a negative thought persists for more than 5-7 secs, the Seven Day counter resets, and I start again. Piece of Cake.
Well, after a week, I havent made it to Day 2!
At the start of the week, for some negative thoughts, and some people, frankly, it is worth reseting the counter! By the end of the week, I was getting near the end of Day One successfully. BUT, I didnt quite make it to the end of Day One.
About Day 3 in the week, I began catching myself as a negative thought ‘fired’. Man, that mechanism is SUPER FAST! The…
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