Relax and do your deep breathing. Now you are getting into the nitty-gritty. Many of the
benefits of introspection will become apparent to you this week. Let your days movie
roll. Be attentive. Now, notice. When you see something you particularly approve of in
your film clip, stop the film, suspend it temporarily.
Holding the excellent event
before your mind, tell yourself something like this: "Yes, I like the way I behaved
there. That is the way I wish to speak in the future. That is the way I would like to
handle that situation each time it comes up. I like what was done there."
Then, having noted this indication of goodness, and your growth, let the film start
again. Stop it each time you see something you have done which makes you happy. Also
notice the times that you withheld speaking a word that would hurt another, or withheld a
resentful action. Stop the film at each point and notice each part of the movie where you
are particularly happy with your conduct.
Proceed in this manner, stopping the film and clearly noticing your good points. Let
this practice become automatic. At first its a little tricky stopping and starting
the film clip, but within three or four days you will likely have the hang of it.
Now you can really make huge gains in...