Stillpower by Garret Kramer          For years, athletes, coaches, parents, and          organizations have searched for t...
9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative                By Garret Kramer     In my mind, affirmations (or tryin...
9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative                By Garret Kramer  1.  All thoughts are random and mean...
9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative                By Garret Kramer    2.  Positive thinking implies that...
9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative                By Garret Kramer     3.  Positive thinking energizes n...
9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative                By Garret Kramer   4.  There is no connection between ...
9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative                By Garret Kramer  5.  There is a direct connection bet...
9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative                By Garret Kramer        6.  There is no connection bet...
9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative                By Garret Kramer     7.  There is a direct connection ...
9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative                By Garret Kramer   8.  Positive thinking implies that ...
9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative                By Garret Kramer  9.  Manipulating thought (changing n...
Stillpower by Garret Kramer           Garret Kramer is the founder of Inner Sports. His clients           include Olympian...
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In my mind, affirmations (or trying to think positive) don’t work. In fact, they work against you. So, here are my nine reasons why if you believe in positive thinking -- you might want to think again.

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9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative by Garret Kramer, author of Stillpower

  1. 1. Stillpower by Garret Kramer For years, athletes, coaches, parents, and organizations have searched for the secrets to optimum mental performance. However, in spite of a myriad of tools and techniques, success and contentment continue to be as elusive as ever, until now. Stillpower offers a revolutionary explanation for this predicament and provides a basic, yet dynamic, approach for the future. www.garretkramer.com
  2. 2. 9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative By Garret Kramer In my mind, affirmations (or trying to think positive) don’t work. In fact, they work against you. So, here are my nine surprising reasons why if you believe in positive thinking -- you might want to think again. www.garretkramer.com
  3. 3. 9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative By Garret Kramer 1.  All thoughts are random and meaningless (not a result of your circumstances) -- including positive thoughts. www.garretkramer.com
  4. 4. 9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative By Garret Kramer 2.  Positive thinking implies that negative thoughts are the result of your circumstances, and, thus, not random and meaningless. www.garretkramer.com
  5. 5. 9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative By Garret Kramer 3.  Positive thinking energizes negative thoughts by turning something that’s meaningless into something that we must overcome. www.garretkramer.com
  6. 6. 9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative By Garret Kramer 4.  There is no connection between peace of mind and positive thinking. www.garretkramer.com
  7. 7. 9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative By Garret Kramer 5.  There is a direct connection between peace of mind and unnoticed thinking (a state of no thought). www.garretkramer.com
  8. 8. 9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative By Garret Kramer 6.  There is no connection between performance excellence and positive thinking. www.garretkramer.com
  9. 9. 9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative By Garret Kramer 7.  There is a direct connection between performance excellence and unnoticed thinking (a state of no thought). www.garretkramer.com
  10. 10. 9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative By Garret Kramer 8.  Positive thinking implies that clarity of mind can be achieved by doing -- manipulating or changing thought -- when clarity of mind only occurs instinctually or on its own.  www.garretkramer.com
  11. 11. 9 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Actually Negative By Garret Kramer 9.  Manipulating thought (changing negative into positive) stunts your innate functioning, inner wisdom, intuition, and personal development. www.garretkramer.com
  12. 12. Stillpower by Garret Kramer Garret Kramer is the founder of Inner Sports. His clients include Olympians, NHL, NFL, MLB, and collegiate players and coaches, and he often conducts seminars about his revolutionary “inside-out” approach to performance excellence. Garret has been featured on WFAN, ESPN, FOX, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, and Forbes. He is the author of the book, Stillpower: Excellence with Ease in Sports and Life, www.stillpower.com.Stillpower is available where books are sold!Amazon Barnes & Noble Indiebound www.garretkramer.com

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