In order to replace negative automatic thoughts with positive ones, we can re-wire our brains.
With the help of the following exercise, you can learn how to change your negative thoughts into ones of gratitude. Negative thoughts that float around in our heads only serve to frustrate and confuse us. This practice will help alleviate the stress caused by negative thoughts, and it will also help rewire your brain to produce positive ones.
For those of us who aren’t aware of our negative thoughts, they can resurface and run on autopilot if they aren’t observed and detachment is practised. That is why a daily practise of self-awareness is so critical to our well-being and happiness.
Our brains can be rewired so that we can replace unhealthy habits with new, positive ones. With the help of the following exercise, you can learn how to change your negative thoughts into ones of gratitude.
It is possible to change one’s attitude from one of discontentment to one of appreciation.
I like to refer to it as the “flip-switch” method. The idea is to take a negative thought or experience and turn it into something beautiful. When you’re in a bad mood or in a negative state, it’s best to do this as soon as possible.
What follows is an explanation of how it works.