Saturday, March 28, 2009

Cognitive distortions - dealing with inaccurate thoughts

... your thoughts can affect your mood. Your thoughts may be negative and also can be inaccurate. Inaccurate thoughts are also called "cognitive distortions."

Cognitive distortions can be so ingrained that they become "core beliefs" that you live by. An example is "I have never been successful at anything, so why even try?"

Some specific examples of cognitive distortions are:


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