This Thought Habit Is a Sign of Low Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

Blaming is a cognitive distortion. Meaning, it’s a thinking style common among those with depression and anxiety. Blaming is when we: think other people are responsible for our emotions; or think outside factors are the cause for our stress/failure/etc.; or take on responsibility for other people’s emotions or things outside of our control. Blaming and…

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7 Examples of Emotional Reasoning and 11 Ways It’s Keeping You Stuck

Emotional reasoning is when you let how you feel define reality. So even if you don’t have proof, you believe something to be true or false because you feel it is.

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Want to Reduce Stress and Stop Overthinking? Try This.

If you want to reduce stress and stop overthinking you need to stop defining yourself by your thoughts and your emotions. Unfortunately, most people do just that without even realizing it. For example: “I’m angry” or “I feel it, so it must be true.” It’s become an unconscious habit. The good news is that this…

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How Jumping to Conclusions is Keeping You Stuck

Don’t feel like reading? Have a listen instead! Jumping to conclusions is a thinking distortion. It’s when we make assumptions or judgements without knowing all the facts. There are typically two ways that we do this: mind-reading and fortune telling. And the reason we jump to conclusions is because we like to have information. We…

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11 Ways Labeling is Destroying your Mental Health

Labeling (or global labeling) is distorted thinking. It’s when we reduce ourselves or others to a single characteristic.

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Thoughts

Studies show that if you want to achieve goals and obtain mental & emotional well-being you need to focus on your thoughts.

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3 Common Beliefs You Need to Ditch ASAP

Plus, how to change them. A lot of common beliefs are negatively impactful. They encourage distorted thinking and can wreak havoc on our mental and emotional well-being. When we’re aware of the harmful thoughts, we can reframe them to improve our mindset. The first step is spotting the little suckers. Below are 3 common and…

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