124 D27 Negative Emotion – Disinterested

Disinterested

Definition

Having or feeling no interest in something; uninterested.

Practical Tips

  1. If you want o be interested in something and the interest is missing……link it to your Highest Values (what’s important to you) and write down the benefits of showing an interest.
  2. What is the subject matter going to bring into your life?
  3. Recognise the effect and value of it.
  4. Decide to adopt an open mind and immerse yourself in it (you might like it when you get there). Have the self discipline to take the steps necessary.

Beliefs and Affirmations

I can make a choice where I place my attention and if I seem disinterested, it’s because it’s not important to me.

Rules

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

The only time I will allow myself to feel….Disinterested, is when it doesn’t matter to me or anyone else.

Example Challenges

DC119 I can’t be bothered going to the gym today because it’s raining/cold/I’m tired etc.

Quotes

“The Dalai Lama said that he thinks mother’s love is the best symbol for love and compassion, because it is totally disinterested.”
– Richard Gere

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