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 – continued.

Continuing on the subject of distortion. This wonderful ability allows for information to be reshaped to fit in with the way that our mind recognizes situations. On the plus side if we are predisposed to see things as good, then the likelihood is that even when things are not so good, we can somehow bend them to appear to be good. Distortion can be very damaging if we are prone to see things on...

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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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Perception can change

Perception is what the mind does with what is presented to it. Once “something” is perceived, an attitude develops that predisposes us to continue seeing that “thing” in the same way. The mind preserves its perception through a process of distortion, deletion and generalisation. So what needs to happen for us perceive a thing differently and why bother to see it...

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