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- Our thoughts can impact our behaviors, so we must learn to control our thoughts.
- Our brains are designed to keep us safe. Sometimes, it’s hard to manage our thoughts because of our strong survival instincts.
- We must intentionally let go of bad thoughts. You have power over how your thoughts influence you. But it’s hard work to manage your thoughts!
- You may never be able to control every thought that pops into your mind throughout the day, but you can control how you respond to them.
When you react, you let other control you. When you respond, you are in control. -Bohdi Sanders
David Johnson, Ph.D., practices at the Ogden Center for Change.