I've been reading The Secret.
It's a great book about the power of positive thinking. So far it's helped me redirect my thoughts. If a negative thought pops in I pop it back out.
According to the book if you are trying to lose weight you shouldn't dwell on the thought "I need to lose weight". Instead you think about yourself as a thin person and fitting into a certain size clothes.
The word "weight" is a negative word, but the word "thin" is positive.
Recently, with my kitchen being under construction, we've eaten more fast food and my stomach has developed this little pooch. My treadmill being down for two months didn't help either. So I'm thinking flat stomach thoughts. :o)
Last week I was thinking about a weekend without the neighbor's kids screaming or their parents having loud drinking parties. It worked! They went somewhere friday night and didn't get back until late Saturday night and Sunday night they didn't have a party.
Now I'm thinking positive thoughts about selling a children's book. I worked on a couple of my stories this weekend and now have a picture book I feel realy good about sending out. Of course, I didn't write it in just a weekend; I've been working on this one for a few months now.
I'm going to have my personal editor, Susan, look at it Wednesday and see what she thinks.
A little positive thinking never hurt anybody. :o)