Labeling (or global labeling) is distorted thinking. It’s when we reduce ourselves or others to a single characteristic.
Certain words are associated with all-or-nothing thinking. If you know what they are you can watch out for them and catch yourself when you’re thinking in all-or-nothing terms.
All-or-nothing thinking is a thought distortion, meaning it is skewed thinking that gives you a false perception. This skewed thinking spreads outward. And if you’re thinking in all-or-nothing terms it is negatively impacting every area of your life including work and relationships. Thinking in all-or-nothing terms negatively impacts your mental and emotional well-being. And it’sContinue reading “All-or-Nothing Thinking: What It Is and How to Overcome It”
Cognitive distortions and well-being clash. They’re like George W. Bush at a press conference and a Middle Eastern gentleman with a shoe. They just don’t work. So when we think in cognitive distortions, we undermine our mental and emotional well-being. Thankfully, we have the power to fix our mindset and get rid of the distortions.Continue reading “15 Cognitive Distortions, Why They Suck and How to Fix Them”
Inner-child work focuses on childhood experiences to improve emotional and mental well-being. It helps us heal past trauma and uncover why we do the things we do. It’s relatively new and there are different variations. Not just for trauma, inner-child work will benefit anyone who uses it. It can help stop harmful patterns, remove blockersContinue reading “If You Read One Article About Inner-Child Work You Want to Read This One”