Why Just Thinking Positive Thoughts Is Not Enough

If I had a dollar for every time during my fight with depression that I thought, “Don’t tell me to just think positively!  It doesn’t work!,” I would have a lot of extra cash!!

The fact is, I was right and wrong with this belief.  I was correct in believing that just thinking positively is NOT enough to change depression or anxiety.  I was wrong to believe that positive thinking and speaking did not have (or would not have) a helpful effect on my life.  I really believed there was nothing I could do but trudge through the depression and anxiety.

Deep inside of every human being are two minds:  the subconscious and the conscious.  According to Dr. Bruce Lipton and others, the subconscious mind is responsible for about 95% of the biology of our actions that play out in our every day lives.  Part of that biology is our beliefs.  The way positive thinking and speaking can have a lasting impact is to get to the root of the belief that the subconscious mind plays out, day in and day out.  And then a reprogramming from the conscious mind can take over, creating a space for increased positive experiences.

Dr. Lipton gives a great explanation of how this works.

My personal experiences with this concept over the past 4 years has given me a proven track record of change, of peace, of contentment, of freedom, of calm during the normal and “abnormal” storms of life.  I would love to help you discover what your subconscious programming is and learn how to turn it into positive conscious reprogramming!

It matters!

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I’m Mandy-Marie.

Life is full of challenges–mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual. Being able to live from the wisdom gained from our challenges and mistakes is what enables us to become the best versions of ourselves. As a young mother of five, I was a mess of depression and perfectionism. Now as Nana to 5, my mess has become wisdom and propelled me forward with a passion for helping people show up the way they really want to!

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