We believe that what we feel must be true automatically. If we feel stupid and boring, then we must be stupid and boring. You assume that your unhealthy emotions reflect he way things really are — “I feel it, therefore it must be true.”
Information included: Learn about negative thinking patterns and distorted thinking and how to change them through cognitive therapy and cbt. Also learn how to write a thought review and thought record. Further included is information on cognitive behavioral. Learn the consequences of negative thinking and how it leads to anxiety and depression.
Oliver Burkeman is the author of the forthcoming book “The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking.”
A recent meta-analysis of optimism supported past findings that optimism is positively correlated with life satisfaction, happiness, psychological and physical well-being and negatively correlated with depression and anxiety.