124 D26 Negative Emotion – Distrustful



Feeling or showing distrust of someone or something.

Practical Tips

  1. Feeling of Distrust are there for a reason, pay them respect and they will serve you well.
  2. Our intuition may be warning us to be cautious.
  3. Check your facts, figures and knowledge on the subject before launching in, due diligence now will save time and pain later.

Beliefs and Affirmations

When I recognise feelings of Distrust, I know I have to pay the subject extra attention.


(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to feel….Distrust, is when it is playing a positive part in my own Self Protection.

Example Challenges

DC100 The double standards of Austerity and the blatant spending of money frivolously, as portrayed on the TV and Media.


“Distrust and caution are the parents of security.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.”
– Arthur Schopenhauer

“The disease of mutual distrust among nations is the bane of modern civilization.”
– Franz Boas