I want to discuss a word that has been on my mind quite a bit lately. This word has plagued millions of people with guilt and shame and I believe that if we reduce the number of times we use this word I believe that all of us can reduce the level of guilt we have in our lives. This word my friends is the word ‘SHOULD’.
The most insidious fact about this word is that it affects millions of people without ever crossing the person’s lips. What do I mean by that? I am referring to our thoughts.
In cognitive psychology it is believed that our thoughts create our emotions and how we think about a situation will trigger an emotion.
Let’s take a look at how this word operates in our everyday thinking.
When you use the word ‘should’ in relation to yourself it can create a damper…
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