I Know How to Stop Doing Anything You Choose to Stop

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    The Switch

      It seems to me that the problem people have again and again with all such issues, such as weight loss, smoking etc.. is that the more they try the more they fixate on the issue and inevitably are overwhelmed. I wonder if there is not an intervening step required to make...
    koyptakh koyptakh
    51-55, M
    27 Responses May 24, 2009

    I Know How to Stop Anything You Choose to Stop

    Thought1 Thought1
    Jun 25, 2009

    Displace Negative Thoughts

     This is another exercise. Nothing revolutionary or original but i have found it useful. If you feel overwhelmed with Negative thoughts make a point of focussing/ meditating on a Positive thing such as a flower or music or animal ie stroke a kitten. The idea is that for an...
    koyptakh koyptakh
    51-55, M
    14 Responses May 31, 2009

    Framing and Reframing

     I have a visualization  technique I use and which probably many people do unconsciously. It is something I have picked up from various sources but which came to mind reading people's stories on ep. Many times people seem to be stuck. This technique is a way of rattling...
    koyptakh koyptakh
    51-55, M
    11 Responses May 25, 2009

    Being Cynical About Politics

    I do not really know the answer to this  - yet anyway. It is so important though I thought there must be an answer. If everyone is cynical democracy cannot work and is a sham. That is what people in power want so it is doubly important not to leave them to it. The best way...
    koyptakh koyptakh
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Jun 4, 2009
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