12 STEP PROGRAM FOR NEGATIVE THINKERS
1. I admit I have power over Negative Thoughts and that these Negative Thoughts make me feel awful.
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2. I believe that a Power Greater Than Myself can help me be more positive. I want to believe this because I really need help here.
3. I make a decision to turn my will and my life over to the care of this Power Greater Than Myself. Hey, nothing else has worked. Got any other ideas?
4. I agree to take full responsibility for my negative thoughts. Even though they seem to have a life of their own.
5. I admit to the world, my friends, and the Power Greater Than Myself that Negative Thinking serves no useful purpose, and has been the cause of much emotional pain. Well, duh.
6. I am NOW ready to accept more positive thoughts into my life. I'm sick of worrying about the worst that might happen.
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7. I humbly ask that my friends and colleagues gently let me know when they hear me complain and spew negative thoughts. If this doesn’t work look me directly in my eyes and say STOP!
8. I make a list of all the relatives, companies, politicians, and others whom I have blamed for all the bad things in my life. I'm sorry I blamed you for everything. I'm now ready to take responsibility for my life.
9. I choose to be aware of my Negative Thoughts and find ways to eliminate or replace them. I now know that my Negative Thoughts are like are like powerful magnets that attract negative stuff in my life.
10. I choose to be aware of the negative words that come out of my mouth and shift them to positive words when possible.
11. I agree to check myself every hour or so to make sure that Negative Thoughts are not repeating incessantly. Um...I might need help with this one.
12. Having had a spiritual awakening as to the power of my thoughts, I carry this message to others and to practice these principles in all areas of my life.
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Wendy Merron is the author of Powerful Thinking on Purpose and a Certified Hypnotherapist and Coach.