The goal isn’t to get rid of all your negative thoughts and feelings; that’s impossible. The goal is to change your response to them.
During a recent research experiment in the Caribbean, a marine biologist placed a sizeable shark into a large holding tank and then released several small bait fish into the tank with it.
As you might expect, the shark quickly darted around the tank attacking and eating the smaller bait fish.
The following day the marine biologist inserted a strong piece of clear fiberglass into the tank, creating two separate partitions. She then put the shark on one side of the fiberglass divider and a new set of bait fish on the other.
Again, the shark quickly attacked. This time, [Read more…]