Thought Trap #3: Mental filter
OCTOBER 27, 2008
Thought Trap #3: Mental Filter You pick a single negative detail and obsess on it so that your vision of reality becomes blocked, like blinders on a horse. In situations with both positive and negative aspects, you dwell on the latter. But you get one negative evaluation, and that's all you think about. Identify your negative emotions. Identify the negative thoughts tied to your emotions. Continuing on in the series on thought traps.