Originally Posted by firegoat
To replace negative thought patterns, you must only use positive phrases. State what you want, not what you don’t want. The subconscious doesn’t process negatives such as “no” and “not” as negatives. To use the classic example, if I use a negative suggestion and say “Don’t think of a pink elephant” your conscious mind understands that concept, but your subconscious immediately made you think of a pink elephant. Negative phrases will have the opposite effect to the one you want.
thanks, that makes sense