Internal conversations become external realities. Allowing the wrong thing to simmer on your mind without proper ventilation will inevitably cause an explosion. Even keeping your real thoughts inside just to ‘keep the peace’ can have disastrous results if not handled correctly. Vent the bad stuff to someone qualified to handle it and replace it with words and thoughts of empowerment and hope. Put a limit on the stinking thinking. Anything held in that long CAN’T be pleasurable when it comes out!
Philippians 4:8 – Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.