Category: Cognitive distortions

Don’t suppress yourself

To be resilient requires that we be as vibrant in our emotional, physical, and spiritual lives as we can possibly be. Yet we come up against a force that holds us down and prevents us from thriving. It’s called suppression.

When what you’re doing isn’t doing it

We all start out each day with the best of intentions. No one wakes up in the morning and declares “I’m going to botch today!” But things come up and our human weaknesses show through. Not every time. But there

Four Easy Ways to Remain Hopeless

There’s a scene from the movie Braveheart when William Wallace loses all hope and lays down to die at the hands of the enemy. The gleam in his eye for the mission is extinguished. I’ve seen that deflated look in