The Three Functions of the Human Mind:

Thinking, feeling, and wanting are interwoven. Where there is one, the other two are present as well. These three functions continually interact and influence one another in a dynamic process. Our mind is continually communicating three kinds of things to us: 

  1. what is going on in our life; 
  2. feelings (positive or negative) about those events; and 
  3. things to pursue, where to put our energy (in the light of 1 and 2). 
ThinkingFeelingWanting  
Makes sense of the worldTells us how we’re doingDrives us to act as we do
Judging
Perceiving
Analyzing
Clarifying
Determining
Comparing Synthesizing
Happy
Sad
Depressed
Anxious
Stressed
Calm
Worried
Excited
Goals
Desires
Purposes
Agendas
Values
Motives
What is going on in our lifeFeelings (Positive or Negative) about those events Things to pursue 

We change undesirable feelings and desires by changing the thinking that is leading to them. Our thinking controls every part of our life. But do we control your thinking? By taking command of our thinking we can take command of all three functions of the mind. 

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