Protecting Yourself From Your Thoughts

Jennifer Bonn
2 min readMay 20, 2024
Photo by Miquel Parera on Unsplash

We spend a great deal of time talking about our physical health because we want our bodies to be strong so we can live long and well, but we forget that the mind and body have to be in balance for optimum health. Why don’t we do a better job working on our mental health?

Our thoughts can have a huge impact on our bodies, our relationships, and our lives in general. In the same way, we work on our bodies, we have to work on our thoughts.

What are the thoughts that can be harmful to us? I am a strong believer that the energy we put out can come back to us, and the wrong type of energy like stress can drain us. Any negative thought has the potential to be dangerous. Negativity is like dominos; one sneaks in and fosters more until you are consumed by them.

I wrote an article called, “When Demons Whisper” about the people who commit suicide or consider it even though they seem to have it all, but none of that matters when the voices take over. There isn’t a reason for the depression, but it sneaks in through our thoughts. You have to fight those voices and realize you are here for a purpose, and you are loved and needed.

There are other thoughts you may want to change.

One of these thoughts is when you don’t think you are good enough. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we were always…



Jennifer Bonn

My specialties are education, running, parenting, and self-help. My book 101 Tips to Lighten Your Burden can be found on Amazon. My