How to protect yourself against negative suggestions

Let me give you a couple of examples of negative suggestions…

Once, when a relative of mine was in the hospital, a nurse was explaining to her about the pain medication my relative was receiving. The nurse said “Don’t worry about becoming addicted to the pain medication. That’s a problem for people with chronic pain, not for the acute pain you’re going to have.”

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Balloons and Other Wisdom

A friend, (she’s a Licensed Mental Health Counselor) recently used a metaphor with a couple of family members who were not communicating with each other. She had them put all their anger and resentment toward each other in balloons and popped the balloons! The metaphor of the balloons holding the anger and then popping did […]

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