Have you ever noticed how much of your day is used up thinking negative thoughts?
Even eternal optimists can be surprised by how often they slip into automatic, negative mode. Most of us don’t give any thought at all to the quality of our thoughts; we may simply be aware that our head is full of thoughts going round and round at a wicked pace. This is most noticeable when we feel overwhelmed, stressed and out of control.
Research indicates we have some 70,000 thoughts a day, 90% of which we repeat again tomorrow and 80% of which are negative. So why do we lean so heavily towards negativity? It simply served our primeval ancestors during a time of ‘eat or be eaten’. We became super