From the book In Touch: ….. ,As we think, so we feel.

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“As we think, so we feel.
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Our reactive feelings are usually the body’s response to thought.
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They are by-products of a lack of clear seeing.
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Consider how strongly you may react emotionally and somatically during a nightmare and what a relief it is to wake up and realize that it was only a dream.
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Our distorted thinking creates a similar kind of nightmare during the waking state.
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We are often unaware of how our thinking mediates our experience.
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We have an experience and react without realizing that there has been an intermediary step of mental interpretation.
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Think about how often you have misinterpreted someone else’s intentions and upset yourself.
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“She is late because she doesn’t care about me,” you may think, and then feel hurt, angry, or depressed before learning that your friend was stuck in heavy traffic.
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We tend to take these potential slights or disappointments personally.”
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