Replace your have with a want.
Classic cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). To change our behaviour, we must change our cognitions. This will create an alternate emotion and this reinforces our behavioural response. I love the concept of word replacement as it removes the previous association which we put upon the situation. It can completely change our mindset, thus creating a different and fresher perspective 🙂
I have to write this article.
Don’t get me wrong, I love writing, but I have deadlines and sometimes I’m caught in a rush.
I completely forgot that I had to write an article for Friday instead of Sunday from now on.
So I add it to my ‘have to do’ list.
But that list can be scary.
I have to do my Spanish lesson, I have to meditate, I have to come up with my ten ideas today, I have to write a 2HelpfulGuys video, I have to go to the gym, I have to, I have to, I have to…
When I get into this mode of thinking it’s no wonder I become stressed.
I enjoy doing all of these things. They are the kind of activities I want to be doing for the rest of my life.
So why do I feel this immense pressure when I think…
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