Medications and cognitive therapy are not the complete answer to negative thinking and mood disorders.
These two types of therapy help you eliminate your negative and distorted thoughts, but eliminating the negative doesn't automatically make you positive.
To become a positive person, you must put positive things into your mind. This isn't optional. There is no other way to create a positive mind.
You change the way you think and feel by changing what you say when you talk to your mind.
If you want to change the way you feel, you are going to have to change your inner dialogue.
You are going to have to talk to your mind in a different manner. You must monitor your self -talk and make sure that it's positive, and if it's not positive, you must change it.
If you don't make your self-talk positive, there is no way you are going to win the battle for a positive mind.
The wheel of change always turns in the direction of what you put into your mind.
What you put into your mind is critical. The only way to become a positive person is to put positive things inside. You can make your mind as positive as you want if you are willing to put positive things into your mind.
People who have a genetic predisoposition to mood disorders have an even greater need to fill their mind with positive things. People with an inner vulnerability that predisposes them to depression need to be especially careful about what they allow inside.
If they fill their mind with toxic waste, they will become depressed. For these individuals, the price of a positive mind is eternal vigilance. They must continually stand watch on the door of their mind to keep it from filling up with toxic waste. They must also become proactive and adopt a program in which they spend time each day putting positive things inside.
Filling your mind with positive things is easy once you know how to go about it.
The positive self-talk found in Maximum Strength Positive Thinking, is a good place to start. this books shows you how to change who you are by changing what you say when you talk to your mind. Maximum Strength Positive Thinking is full of positive thoughts that you need to have in your mind.
Owner's Manual for Your Mind, shows you how to make a life and how to run your mind. It contains thirty-one change principles that are your road map to take you from where you are to where you want to be. These change principles help you put the right stuff in your mind to get a positive operating system up and running.
Programmer's Manual for Your Mind, shows you how to install a positive operating system and gives you dozens of different methods of putting good things into your mind.
Real Power: Maxing Out on God's Love shows you how to connect with the most powerful and most positive force in the universe, God's love. His love gives you a completely new way of thinking and feeling. It points your life in the right direction and gives you the power to make the trip. There is no limit to how good your life can become when your heart and mind are full of God's love.
I created the Positive Thinking Network with more than two hundred websites that you can use to fill your mind with positive things. Visit the Positive Thinking Network and give your mind a massive push in a positive direction. Putting positive things into your mind could not be easier. With a few clicks of the mouse, you can cruise the Positive Thinking Network all the way to a positive mind.
If you want to learn more about eliminating the negative and accentuating the positive, read Zero Tolerance to Negative Thinking. And if you want to learn how positive spirituality can help you develop a healthy heart and mind, read Real Power: Maxing Out on God's Love.
If you want to have a mind free from depression, nobody can stop you.