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William Walker Atkinson was once the editor of New Thought magazine

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William Walker Atkinson's

Thought - Vibration or The Law of Attraction in the Thought World

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Preface - Foreword - My Working Creed - Law of Attraction in the Thought World - Thought Waves and Their Process of Reproduction - A Talk About The Mind - Mind Building - Secret of the Will - How to Become Immune to Injurious Thought Attraction - Transmutation of Negative Thought - Law of Mental Control - Asserting the Life-Force - Training the Habit-Mind - Psychology of Emotion - Developing New Brain Cells - Attractive Power - Desire Force - Great Dynamic Forces - Claiming Your Own - Law, Not Chance - Contents


Chapter 11
The Psychology of Emotion
- p. 70

ONE is apt to think of the emotions as independent from habit. We easily may think of one acquiring habits of action, and even of thinking, but we are apt to regard the emotions as something connected with "feeling" and quite divorced from intellectual effort. Yet, notwith- standing the distinction between the two, both are dependent largely upon habit, and one may repress, increase, develop, and change one's emotions, just as one may regulate habits of action and lines of thought.

It is an axiom of psychology that "Emotions deepen by repetition." If a person allows a state of feeling to thoroughly take possession of him, he will find it easier to yield to the same emotion the second time, and so on, until the particular emotion or feeling becomes second nature to him. If an undesirable emotion shows itself inclined to take up a permanent abode with you, you had

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