Have you ever felt this way?
You are at work. Someone comes to you and hands you a task that you don’t want to accomplish. It is not a fun task. It is time consuming and not in a good challenging way. You know you have to do it but man is it hard to focus when you are not thrilled about it.
Your thoughts may include:
- This Sucks!
- Why Me?
- I am so unhappy at this task.
If you answered yes to that picture above, let me offer you a simple 1 step solution.
Instead of thinking that the task at hand makes you unhappy, ask yourself this simple question.
What would it be like to let go of that thought or idea or picture in your head that the task makes you unhappy?
Please Take a Moment
I want you to really think about the answer above. You have a thought that states, “I am unhappy with this task“. Okay.
Now just picture letting that thought go.
Spend a few minutes here.
Take a out a piece of paper and pen and write it down.
- What would it be like?
- How would you feel to remove that thought?
- How would the task change?
Now, replace that thought. Say outloud and affirm it with 100% confidence…
I am releasing any negative thoughts on this task. I am happy to perform this task and thrilled to be of service to this project. I am happy.
It is as simple as that. Some people who are limited in their thinking may argue against the idea that it is as simple as adopting another thought but it is that simple. We humans make things so complex when in reality it is really just that simple to forgive, to let go, to move on, to change your thoughts. It may take practice to get good at this skill. But the more you practice, the easier it becomes just like all things in life.
Here is another affirmation:
I believe with all my heart that changing my thoughts are easy.
Adopt the idea that changing your thoughts is easy and suddenly your world opens up to new ways of thinking and looking at a situation. All thoughts are perceptions that occur from our past experiences and perceived ideas of the current situation. If you can become aware of this fact and remove those perceptions than any task that does not go against your main values can be exactly what you want that task to be.
In the case of this article, we are simply introducing the concept that rethinking a thought that helps you be more productive either at work or in life can create a more balanced approach to events that happen around you. This concept of asking yourself to remove the thought that is not serving you is a simple practice for when the bigger experiences in life come your way. If you begin small and can change your thoughts on something so simple as a task that is not so much fun, can you imagine where you will go on a huge experience that may have a negative label such as sad or lonely?
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