This beautiful story is generally attributed to Native American culture that illuminates different ways of paying attention to the feelings you are experiencing.
The story encourages us to pay attention and feed the thoughts and feelings that are compassionate and loving while at the same time acknowledging the feelings of anger and not fighting them, but calming them and not acting on them. The message? Don’t feed them or they will grow.
This video tells this beautiful story and offers a reminder to lean in to the positive thoughts and to follow them. They will serve you well.