Jun 152008


Are negative thoughts and beliefs preventing you from moving forward with your goals and dreams?  If so, detox your mind!

Detoxification most often refers to the process of removing toxins from the body to achieve better health and well-being, but most people don’t realize that their minds can become incredibly toxic too.

How do you know if your mind is toxic?  You’ll most often feel powerless, hopeless, intimidated, frustrated, ineffective and stuck. Everyone feels like this occasionally, but if you spend the majority of your time feeling like this, you’ve definitely got toxin overload.detox your mind EV401-060[1]

Here’s how to detox your mind:

• Purge the toxins.

The first step is to find a way to purge the negative thoughts and beliefs that are holding you back.  One of the best ways to do this is to write them down.  Grab a blank sheet of paper and a pen, and start writing how you feel about yourself, your goals, your dreams, and your life in general.  You might end up with statements like these:  “I feel so sick and tired of struggling.  No matter what I do I can’t seem to make changes.  I really think I’m defective somehow because I can’t do the things that other people find so easy.  I’m doomed to live a life of mediocrity and lack.  I’m powerless to change anything in my life.”

Keep writing until you’ve covered everything you can think of.

• Then, create the antidote.

All of those negative thoughts and beliefs you just wrote down are literally polluting your potential!  Unless you replace them with something more empowering, they’ll continue to control everything you think, say and do.

Grab another sheet of paper and begin writing a positive statement that directly contradicts each negative one.  However, be sure you write it in a way that is believable to you.  Using the examples from above, your antidote might look like this:  “I am absolutely determined to make better progress on improving my life.  I can make changes simply by taking one step at a time and believing in my own ability.  I am learning new and powerful ways to conquer challenges and move forward.  Other people appear to have it easy because they’ve probably been working on this stuff longer than I have.  I will eventually reach the same state of confidence and mastery.  I know I have the power to learn, grow, and make my life into something meaningful and fulfilling.”

Once you’ve got your antidote ready, destroy the toxins.  That sheet of paper you wrote all the negative stuff on?  Burn it!  Or rip it into tiny shreds and throw it away.  Those thoughts are no longer part of your life.

Then be sure to take the antidote every single day!  Read your new empowering thoughts as often as you can and do your best to internalize them as your new truth.

Remember, a tiny bit of toxins usually won’t cause big problems, but if they begin to build up over time they can wreak absolute havoc in your life.  That’s true with both physical AND mental toxins.  By taking the antidote on a regular basis, you minimize the buildup of mental toxins in your mind and automatically empower yourself to do and be more than you ever believed possible.

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Thanks for stopping by my website, I hope you are inspired to Detox your mind and let go of negativity, which is the 1# element that can and will hold you back from getting the life you want!

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  3 Responses to “Detox Your Mind”

  1. Hi
    Yes the RSS feed works great. Thanks foe stopping by :)

  2. Good site! I really do love how it is easy on my eyes as well as the details are well composed. I am wondering how I could be notified whenever a new post was been made. I have subscribed to your rss feed which really should work! Have a nice day!

  3. Great post Wendy! Most people have no idea that it is their toxic mind that is holding them back, and there is no good reason for it. There are so many tools and techniques available to detox your mind.

    One good way to find out if you have negative thoughts holding you back is to listen to your self-talk. Take note of what you hear yourself saying and thinking.
    .-= Wayne Woodworth´s last blog ..Earthing for Wellness =-.

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