training your focus
To effectively change your thoughts, and even more
importantly the feelings created by these thoughts, you will need more than
just one simple sentence.
You need to create a deliberate extended focus on the
type of thoughts that produce more positive feelings than your original thought
Follow up your rephrased thought of “I love thoughtful
people,” with more statements that allow you to really create feelings of
appreciation and wellbeing.
Remember times when people have been thoughtful to you,
and how good that felt.
Recall times when you have treated others thoughtfully,
and the satisfaction that this gave you and them.
What happened? Who said what? Who did what? How did it
List as many specifics as you can, and you will get some