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Why Thought Suppression is Counter-Productive « PsyBlog
The irony of thought suppression, then, is that actively trying to manage our own minds can sometimes do more harm than good. Although it makes perfect intuitive sense to try and suppress unwanted thoughts, unfortunately the very process we use to do this contains the seeds of its own destruction. The more we try and push intrusive thoughts down, the more they pop back up, stronger than ever.
psychology  thinking  thinking-patterns  rebound-effect  philosophy 
may 2009 by tsuomela

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