BACKWARD THINKING - AN ILLUSION
CREATED BY A DEPRESSED MIND
Backward thinking doesn't really exist; it's an illusion
created by a depressed mind.
There is a fundamental problem in the way depressed people run
their mind. They believe that backward thinking actually
exists, when in fact, backward thinking is a figment of their
imagination. It's a compelling illusion that controls
The truth is they are
not thinking backward. Although it appears like they are
thinking backward, what is really happening is they are ignoring
the thoughts that cause their emotions, and instead, focusing
only on their emotions. They have a massive perceptual
problem; they can't see the depressing and twisted thoughts that
started the problem in the first place. How does this
It's really quite simple. When you
have a negative thought, the amount of time it takes for your
mind to generate a negative emotion consistent with that thought
can be measured in fractions of a second - nanoseconds.
The time between the thought and the emotion is so quick that
most people can't separate the thought from the emotion.
When the emotion pops into their mind, the thought that caused
it disappears before they even notice it was there.
That's one reason why people have believed for years that
depression was a problem with their emotions rather than a
problem with the way they think. Twisted thinking creates
twisted emotions. Unfortunately, twisted thoughts fly by
at the speed of light, and people only notice the emotions left
behind in their wake. Therefore, therapists and patients
focused primarily on emotions and acted as if backward thinking
Excerpt from :
Zero Tolerance To
Negative Thinking : Good-by Depression - Hello Positive Mind
David J Abbott M.D.
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