Having righteous thoughts, motives, and actions is a full-time job.
You will keep the peace, a perfect peace, for all who trust in You, for those dedicate their hearts and minds to You. So trust in the Eternal One forever, for He is like a great Rock-strong, stable, trustworthy, and lasting--Isaiah 26:3-4
The enemy loves to put thoughts into our mind. Those thoughts (if meditated on), produce strongholds, which produce feelings, which lands us into bondage. All because we listened to the enemy more than we listen to the voice (through the Word of God ) our Heavenly Father.
If we listen to our Heavenly Father, who is speaking through His Word, we will begin to tear down strongholds in our life,