I just watched a TED talk from psychologist Joan Rosenberg, and I thought what she had to say about irrational thinking was worth sharing with you.
Here are five ways you might be thinking, and how to stop each one.
Link to Joan’s TED talk: https://ideas.ted.com/5-irrational-thinking-patterns-that-could-be-dragging-you-down-and-how-to-start-challenging-them/
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Hope this helps!
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I wish I would of heard this back when I was in my 20’s. But then again at that age you “know it all”. It took a lot of time to learn how not to be my own worst enemy and reprogram myself not to be so self destructive. I still have moments but nothing like what I had in the past. I have learned to stop myself before the negative self tirade begins and think about what was good and right about the situation.
I’ve been able to catch myself on the “all or nothing” trap most of the time, but I still have major struggles with “shoulding all over myself.” Thanks so much for sharing your post and for the Ted link as well.