“Negative thoughts are a natural normal human thing to experience. If you experience many negative thoughts in a day then you are completely normal. Remember, psychologists and scientists believe up to 80% of our thoughts are negative. So relax, you are completely normal. The problem with negative thoughts is when we fuse or connect to them.
Negative thoughts come from the Stone Age, when cave men were hunters and gatherers. We needed negative thought patterns to stay alive. We needed to have the ability to respond to the noise in the bushes in a split second because it could be something that could kill and eat us back then. We needed to be able to process and filter information through the limbic system and have it react before the conscious brain did. Those few split seconds could have meant the difference between life and death.
We just haven’t evolved from that thinking yet. Brain evolution has been a bit slow in catching up. Our threats no longer come from invading tribes, potential starvation or sabre-tooth tigers. They come from struggling to pay bills on time, waiting in traffic and our lunch order being incorrect. In reality the threat and intensity levels are completely different, yet our brain responds in the same way.”
Helena Ryan, in “Unleashing Your Inner Strength”
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