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The danger of emotional reasoning and using our emotions as proof

The danger of emotional reasoning and using our emotions as proof

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Emotional reasoning

This is a thought pattern in which our emotional reactions, or our feelings, lead us to believe that something is true even when the empirical evidence tells us otherwise. 

Emotional reasoning is very common in the workplace. If you have ever found yourself thinking, “I...

Recent research described emotional reasoning as a mechanism that “can lead people to take their emotions as information about the external world, even when the emotion is not generated by the situation to be evaluated.”

This leads to inaccurate emotional truths

The process involves challenging your emotional beliefs so that automatic thoughts are interrogated before being accepted.

  • Practice validity testing. If you feel sure that your work has not been of the expected standard, you must search for objective evidence to prove ...

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