»The Work« is questioning stressful thoughts in any kind of life situation. Stress can range from a slight irritation to deep emotional distress and insecurity. By looking at your situation using the four questions and applying the turnarounds you can find new groundbreaking insights. Answering these four questions leads to new realizing new aspects, which you wouldn’t normally discover through your past way of thinking. The turnarounds to the various opposite serve as a deepening and at the same time as an expansion of the gained insights, because you are now able to look at the situation from a very different perspective.
Here are the 4 questions:
1. Is it true?
2. Can you absolutely know, that it’s true?
3. How do you react and what happens, if you believe this thought?
4. Who would you be without this thought?
Then do the turnaround…
1. …to the self
2. …to the other
3. …to the opposite
The practical solutions are shown through answering the questions and finding the turnarounds for every statement on the Judge-your-neighbor-worksheet.