Category Archives: Hypothetical thinking

“Productive thinking”….learning to use “more helpful thinking choices”

~ ~ A few years ago,  I was becoming more aware of my own thinking, as I was thinking thoughts.  Now that was a bit of a surprise! I found myself tumbling around so often in my own thoughts….sometimes positive…..often … Continue reading

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Letting it go….I just don’t have time to worry about what people think about me anymore…shifting to positive

~ I’ve had this page taped up on the wall for several years..and in my car, above the bed, on the refrigerator…lots of places…a continuing reminder for  me to not worry about, or limit myself by, what I perceive others … Continue reading

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What IS a “coincidence” ??? How COULD this happen?

Click on image to enlarge, for easier reading The “coincidence”  described on the above map seemed really bizarre to us….how in the world could something like that happen????  Kathy and Peter’s airplane flight from Oakland to LA to Albuquerque was … Continue reading

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***Pocket Reminders: Set 4

Smaller individual images  from posts dated June 17 – July 9:  Set 4: Click on image to enlarge To see the post explanations that are related to each image, please click on  “Home” tab at the top and then  scroll … Continue reading

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“Mis-gauging”…double checking my observations and interpretions

This post is slightly “embarrassing”….but I think it contains important ideas…it shows how easy it is to follow a line of potentially “logical reasoning”….but if the “original observation” is mistaken, then the entire line of reasoning is mistaken. ….and the … Continue reading

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“Seeking approval”… letting it go, resting in positive motivation

The following advice was written to me, a few months ago, by a very insightful friend… July, 2012 An expanded post “Letting it go…I just don’t have time to worry about what people think about me anymore….shifting to positive” ….learning … Continue reading

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“The Magical Mystery Tour”…hypothetical thinking

Click on image to enlarge, for easier reading Sometimes habitual  “hypothetical  thinking” can be a bit like an illusionary “Magical Mystery Tour” on a carousel. If it’s positive hypothetical thinking, maybe it’s like one of those wonderful, smoothly flowing, colorful … Continue reading

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