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Cognitive Distortions and What to Do About Them

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Cognitive Distortions and What to Do About Them

Certain patterns of thinking make you more likely to experience anxiety, depression, anger, and other problems. These patterns are called cognitive distortions, and you can learn to counter them.

Cognitive distortions are a type of thinking we are all vulnerable to. The ter...

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Here are the most common types of cognitive distortions (Burns, 1999):

  1. All-or-Nothing Thinking - The tendency to evaluate o...

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What To Do Once You Notice Cognitive Distortions

  • Keep in mind that the way that you think about situations depends largely on your mood. 
  • Remember that your feelings are not facts! Your feelings mirror the way you think, and if your thinking isn’t accurate, your feelings will not entirely reflect the truth. 
  • Ident...

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