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Old 07-27-2010, 03:36 PM
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Mirror mirror on the wall

I've mentioned a few times my therapist uses a mirror as a metaphor for staying in and owning my reality. I've been saying for the last year that nothing is personal and everything everyone says and does is a reflection of their own reality.

With that thought in mind and because I just now learned this little trick... I took each instance where the other person said 'you' and replaced it with 'I' or 'me':

I'm (you're) too selfish and don't give a sheet about anyone else but me (you).

The flip side is that it applies to me and my words as well
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"everything everyone says and does is a reflection of their own reality."
Love it!
Makes me think Ayn Rand was on to something and how important earnest communication really is.
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I like those thoughts, Chino. I like my reflection better since I found recovery. Less worries, less wrinkles.

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I've sat here for a minute or two and I'm still chuckling
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Originally Posted by Chino View Post
nothing is personal and everything everyone says and does is a reflection of their own reality.
I love that. So simply and eloquently stated. Nice thought to keep in mind as I start my day today.

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