That is related to “self talk”, the things I say to myself in my head.
I can say I have too much work to do today, or I can say I am grateful to have a job.
Dr. Goldblum says to reframe “nagging” as “loving suggestions”.
I can choose to think that coming up with new things for this blog is a burden, or I can see it as an opportunity to exercise my creative self, expand my vision, and hopefully to help others. To say nothing of selling books.
Cognitive therapy teaches that changing our self talk will change our emotions.
“We create our own reality” New Age dictum. I think I am starting to understand it.
Reframing is explained in my book, Your Life Can Be Better, coming in 2011.
I hope you can catch the PBS program on ADHD.