6. Say No to Sudden Thought Attacks
I wake up at three in the morning every day. I can’t help it. I almost have post-
traumatic stress from the many, many times I’ve woken up in a panic at three in the
morning to a flurry of bad thoughts.
Looking back, nothing ever happened that I predicted at three in the morning
I’ll say it again: Nothing I ever predicted at three in the morning ever came true. Ever.
So here’s what I do now, which you can use as an exercise.
I say to myself, “Nothing I ever predict at three in the morning comes true. I’m tired now and need to sleep.
Say “No” to thought attacks, as they rarely (if ever) lead to anything productive.