“How did you know that he was the one?” my friend asked me, shortly after I decided to marry this guy whom I had only known for two and half months. “It’s a totally unprecedented knowledge,” I told her. “Though I can tell you that he lines up perfectly with everything on my must-have list of crucial traits that I was looking for in a husband, I really can’t explain it to you.”
Whatever you do, don’t think about the green lizard. Think about anything, just not the green lizard. What are you thinking about? The green lizard of course! Just with the word “not” in front of it.
Now think about the pink butterfly. Where’s the green lizard?