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Opinions (thoughts) vs Facts (circumstances)

A really important concept to understand is the difference between opinions (thoughts) and facts
(circumstances).  It's pretty easy to intellectually understand this concept, but your primitive brain has
a hard time getting on board (as all of ours do).  So I have a little homework for you. Do a thought
download and make a 2 column list with facts and opinions written on the top and separate everything
you wrote down into the two columns. I would love for you to see your list once you've made it, so email
me a copy at if you want me to look it over and give you my feedback. You
should be able to see that there are truly only a few facts about your circumstance and the rest is what
you've decided to believe and that's totally fine.  You should decide what to believe and then lean all in
on it, but the power is in realizing that your thoughts are always 100% in your control and your life is
created by your thoughts. You just get to decide how you want to think and feel about it and if you want
to be around it or not. Other people can't hurt you unless you let them, other people's opinions don't
need to influence your decisions unless you want them to, you are in charge of your life and get to
decide how you want to think about every single one of your circumstances.


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