Distortion changes reality.

It seems strange to say that for some people it is difficult to enjoy their life. It seems that the act of immersing oneself in pleasure is almost too difficult or perhaps even painful. If someone struggles for most of their life, what they learn to do and do well is ‘struggle’. The challenge for such a person is what to do when there is nothing wrong with a situation. The...

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Distortion deletes other possibilities?

The way we are able to function and the degree to which we are at ease with ourselves and the world we live in is largely dependant on our ability to distort information. The important question that needs to be asked is do we generally find that our mind is predisposed to distort for good or  bad? Lets say that we are predisposed to seeing the glass half empty.  The reality of the glass...

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Distortions can be controlled.

Distortion continued. The Tetris example from the previous blog in some ways demonstrates our needs to control the flow of information entering our psyche. If left unchecked it will enter the realms of our validation system in the way that it usualy does. Not a bad thing if we are prone to see our world in a good light at best or indifferent at worst. You can check this by pausing to see if you...

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Distortion is a wonderful thing?

Continuing on the subject of distortion. It is not that we are incapable of seeing things differently, it is simply that we have the natural tendency of developing an attitude that facilitates the continuation of that attitude. The good news is that we can change a negative attitude if we desire to do so. It is important to explore our attitudes and review attitudes that cause discomfort. For...

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Distortion is a wonderful thing.

Continuing on  from my last blog,  I thought it may be useful to discuss the wonderful ability that our mind has to make things right.  This ability allows for our minds to make corrections to situations that it does not recognize without our necessarily being aware of it.  By right we are of course not talking about accurate, rather that it fits in with what we know to be. Take for...

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