Instead Of Changing Your Thoughts, Learn To Identify Them

We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.” — Sheryl Sandberg



Why Controlling Your Thoughts Will Never Work


You’re Probably Less Aware of Your Thoughts Than You Believe


How To Identify and Accept Your Most Obscure Thoughts


1. Keeping note of thoughts related to suffering

Screenshot from an e-book version of Get Out Of Your Mind And Into Your Life by Stephen Hayes.

2. Paying attention to strong emotions


3. Taking a walk in Nature


4. Setting a trigger to prompt attention to thoughts


5. Identifying your judgments of other people


Awareness and Acceptance Are Prerequisites To Change

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