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How to Turn Around Negative and Dark Thoughts
Episode 11210th February 2024 • Stillness in the Storms • Steven Webb
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In this insightful episode of "Stillness in the Storms," Steven Webb explores the challenging terrain of negative and dark thoughts. Drawing from a listener's email, Steven addresses five key questions that delve into understanding and transforming these thoughts into a pathway toward peace. The episode is a blend of personal insights, practical advice, and a touch of humor, offering listeners strategies to confront and change their thought patterns.

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Key Quotes:

  1. "The negative thoughts are just there to protect us... We're still living in a cave, we're still hunter-gatherers." - On the evolutionary roots of negative thinking.
  2. "You are not your thoughts. You're the observer... Aware of your thoughts." - Highlighting the distinction between being and thoughts.


  • [02:45] Why do we experience dark and negative thoughts?
  • [07:10] Effective ways to confront negative thoughts as they arise.
  • [11:35] Practical methods to break free from cycles of dark thoughts.
  • [16:20] Finding motivation during tough times.
  • [21:50] The role of self-awareness in managing thoughts and emotions.



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