Tag: CBT

Automatic Thoughts

CBT Technique: How to Change Automatic Thoughts Do you ever find yourself reacting negatively? I hate to admit that I’m my own worst enemy, and will always put myself down even if there’s no reason to. “I’m not good enough.” “I’m a disappointment.” “Everyone…

Where do I put my hands?

A little over a year ago, a friend of the family came to me with some advice knowing that I was struggling. Automatically, my guard went up. I started to become defensive about the situation and chose to ignore what she was saying. I…

Focus on how you’ll feel

One of the biggest complications that anyone has with anxiety is ‘staying in the moment.’ When our body rushes with an emotion we tend to focus on the present. You need to remember that feelings are fluid and they will inevitably change. One thing…

Laughing at myself

I took the day off yesterday, and I don’t feel terrible about it. After working throughout the holidays and even dragging my ass out of bed on Boxing Day I know I needed it. Yes, I woke up extra early on December 26th riddled…