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Try not to think about your hands. Now enjoy a few minutes of not being able to stop thinking about them.
12 July, 2019
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- The "white bear problem" describes that situation in which we can't stop thinking about something no matter how hard we try.
- Your mental process at such times pits two parts of your brain against each other.
- Research support a few ways to exit this maddening hamster wheel.
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