Have you ever contemplated the power of a ten-day negative thought fast? This little-known technique is a simple way to change your life.
You can go from merely getting by to experiencing the exceptional life you long for. The life that YOU deserve. You’ll find that your life can be extraordinary when you focus on positive solutions rather than constantly rehearsing the energy-draining constraints of your challenges.
This 10-Day Negative Thought Fast, originated by Emmet Fox, one of the most popular self-help authors and speakers of the early 20th century, is an adventure that you’ll reap many benefits from.
Here are the rules of the 10-Day Negative Thought Fast:
Rule # 1:
If you break any of the following rules, you must start the ten days over from the beginning. To get the full effect, you must complete ten consecutive days. Giving up negative thoughts is a little like giving up a drug; you’ve got to stop using them altogether. Otherwise, you haven’t truly quit.
You cannot focus on a negative thought or remain in a negative emotional state for more than five minutes. Ideally, the time should be much shorter. Five minutes should be plenty of time to recognize what’s going on and stop it. Remember, even one instance of lingering for more than five minutes means starting over.
It would be best if you focused on solutions. When the negative thoughts start, the idea is to start contemplating possible solutions immediately. Spend your precious time solving your challenges instead of concentrating on them.
If you’re like most people, you’ve probably had the same challenges for quite a while without resolution. It’s time to try something else instead of dwelling on what’s wrong.
This sounds deceptively easy, but you may be surprised how difficult it is to give up negativity. Negative thought patterns are addictive. They become ingrained in your character, and as a result, they become a way of life. You can stop noticing the downward spiral after a while.
You get addicted to worrying because it makes you feel as if you are taking responsibility for whatever is going wrong. As though by worrying, you are doing something positive. We tend to think that worrying helps in some bizarre way. You’ve probably been trying many things for a long time, and they haven’t improved. Haven’t they! The time and creative energy spent worrying have stolen the innovative solutions necessary for change.
When faced with a negative thought (and there will be many!), the best response is to think, “How can I solve or” improve this challenge?” The point is to “begin focusing on solutions immediately. When you ask a good question, you’ll receive good answers.
What You Can Expect
Over the next ten days, you’ll begin forming of immediately recognizing a negative mental state and then focusing on solutions for your negative feelings. If you continue the process after the ten days are completed, you’ll develop a you’ll habit that will only require minimal maintenance.
You might need several attempts to complete the whole ten days. Having numerous sliIt’sps on day one and a few others later is common. Refrain from beating yourself up over it. Sometimes, a negative thought will appear out of thin air. Or, someone might attempt to plant a negative thought in your mind by complaining. Just remember, you’re focusing on your ions now. You’ve decided to You’veup your life by leveling up your thought life. Don’t allow someone to sabotage your progress.
Taking Your Focus Away From A Negative Thought
One way to help keep the negative thoughts at bay is to ask you positive questions like the following:
- What’s excellent about what’s?
- What do I like the most about this?
- What am I most proud of?
- What am I most looking forward to?
If you’re filling yourself with positive thoughts, there’s no room for negative stuff. And since we can only consciously think about one thing at a time, making the most out of your thoughts makes sense.
You begin to improve your emotional well-being and control your emotions more than you think you can. Start today by committing to the 10-Day Negative Thought Fast. This exercise is not for the weak or faint-hearted. This challenge is all about empowering your emotions to work for you and not against you.
Try this 10-day adventure and see if it doesn’t change you doesn’t. You’ll be so amazed. You’ll have the results that you’ll never want. You’ll get to the old way of dwelling on the challenges in your life. So start this process today and take your life to the next level. You got this!
All the best,