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Dwell on What's Lovely

  • Dr. David B. Hawkins The Marriage Recovery Center
  • 2015 30 Mar
Dwell on What's Lovely

Scientists have proven that when we ruminate about something, our brains over-develop neural pathways. In other words, we develop “ruts in the roads” of our brain. Therefore, it behooves us, more than ever, to think about “whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable” (Philippians 4:8). Practice thinking about, and seeing people in ways that builds them up and notice how much better you feel. It will be easier in the future to think about goodness. 

Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and TwitterDr. Hawkins offers a free, 20 minute consultation, with requests sent to his email address at [email protected]. Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed! He is also excited to continue offering his special eBook, A Love Life of Your Dreams free for you to download.