They say a picture is worth a thousand words. For those who deal with anxiety, a thought can be worth 20 million! What kind of thoughts fill your head as you start your day? Some of you may be planners and some of you may be fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants types. Some of you might be the type like me – the plan out every possible scenario in your head before you make even the slightest move.
We all have big buts! I’m not talking about the size of your backside. We all use the word “but” to make excuses. We use “but” to explain why we are not able to do things that we want to do. We use “but” as a way to blame others when we do something for which we need to apologize. We use “but” as a way to blame circumstances. Buts are big!
Worry has a lot of effects. Take an honest look at these 5 questions. Answer them realistically and reduce your worry. It's not as bad as you expect...
You cannot always believe what you think. We assume our beliefs are true. Challenge your beliefs with the evidence and see if the hold up. Often, we will find that our beliefs are not based in reality and are causing us to accept things that are not true...
We all want to be important. Sometimes, we can feel so unimportant that we spend a lot of time and effort searching for significance in harmful ways. We can confuse being important with other things that can ultimately bring about problems in our lives.
Is there an actual solution for worry? Yes and no. You probably can't completely eliminate worry. However, you can reduce it considerably...
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Learning to challenge and replace irrational thoughts is key to learning to manage emotions. You can manage your emotions instead of them managing you.
Fear of failure will keep us stuck in the same place for a long time. Overcoming that fear requires thinking differently about ourselves and our situations. This article offers some ways to challenge your thinking that keeps your fear of failure alive.
Negative self-talk will do more than ruin your day. It can become a way of life. This is a hallmark of depression and anxiety. Use these tips and change it.