In a person who is open to experience each stimulus is freely relayed through the nervous system, without being distorted by any process of defensiveness.
Once you understand the power of stimulus control, you can use it to your advantage by changing the stimuli in your environment and avoiding undesirable ones; or, if that's not possible, by filling your consciousness with thoughts about their less tempting aspects. - Jonathan Haidt
We need the slower and more lasting stimulus of solitary reading as a relief from the pressure on eye, ear and nerves of the torrent of information and entertainment pouring from ever-open electronic jaws. It could end by stupefying us. - Storm Jameson
Negative stimulus may paralyze positive life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Man is not suffering by external forces as much as his own dysfunctional mind and self inflicted negative stimulus. - Aditya Ajmera