Have you ever found yourself thinking something just plain awful?
And then felt guilty and ashamed of yourself?
Psychologist, Eric Klinger at the University of Minnesota, did a landmark experiment nearly 30 years ago. He asked people to take a handheld device for one week. Whenever the handheld device emitted a noise, the subjects in his experiment had to record what they were thinking. His research showed that people had about 90 thoughts per day that felt unwanted and uncomfortable. These were mean thoughts such as “I’m glad my ex is unhappy” or politically incorrect thoughts such as “I would hate to have a child with a disability”. Even more shocking is that read more »