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How to Combat Negative Thinking

Your own stronghold

In the military, a stronghold is a place the losing side will retreat to when things get bad. It’s a well-stocked area that has been tightly secured in case of attack.
A mental stronghold is a practice that creates a stockpile of mental reserves you can always fall back on in challenging circumstances (for example, gratitude).

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Your own stronghold

In the military, a stronghold is a place the losing side will retreat to when things get bad. It’s a well-stocked area that has been tightly secured in case of attack.
A mental stronghold is a practice that creates a stockpile of mental reserves you can always fall back on in challenging circumstances (for example, gratitude).

Combat negative thinking

  • When passing though difficult times, think about 3 good things that happened in your day, to encourage you brain to process positivity.
  • Create a power lead: if someone asks how you are doing, answer with an uplifting thing.
  • Invest in mindfulness. This is a powerful tool against negativity.

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