Ways of thinking that can make you stress out - Tan colored squirrel with his body hair standing up

Ways of thinking that can make you stress out

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If you subscribe to my series, Mental Health Moment, then you heard me talk this past week about thinking styles that really make you stress out. In the mental health field, we refer to these as cognitive distortions. We all have rules…
Ep 41 How labeling keeps you from growth and change - single flower blooming against a fence

Ep 41: How labeling keeps you from change and growth

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Labeling is the final cognitive distortion we’re looking at this week. This thinking error has a very narrow focus and keeps you from exploring the possibilities that will help you grow. Learn more about how labeling yourself and others…
Ep 40: Don't make it personal - hand holding a clear globe with a picture of the skyline in the background

Ep 40: Don't make it personal

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Do you find yourself thinking you are the reason for everyone's actions? Personalization is an easy thinking error to slip into. We don't need any help to focus on ourselves and make it personal. But when you do that first, instead of considering…
Ep 39: Stop predicting the end of the world - man standing alone on the end of a pier

Ep 39: Stop predicting the end of the world

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Catastrophizing is a common thinking error. It’s easier to predict the end of the world than find a workable solution. But catastrophizing leaves you hanging out there with nowhere to go. In this episode, learn some ways to counter…
Ep 38: Two ways thinking goes wrong

Ep 38: Two ways thinking goes wrong

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In this episode we continue to look at cognitive distortions, thinking errors that keep us from getting where we want to go. When thinking goes wrong, you have to be able to identify what errors you're making. Today we look at "All or Nothing…