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Identifying Negative Thought Patterns
Part 1 of 2

We all have negative thoughts– for some of us, they cause tremendous anxiety or depression, while for others, they simply get us into trouble now and then. But we can limit their effects on our lives.

I’m working to correct my thinking so I can live a better life, and in this article series, I’ll provide you with information that will empower you to do the same.  

BETTER THINKING, BETTER LIVING »

Tools for Developing Healthier Thought Patterns
Part 2 of 2

In Part 1 of this series, you learned about 10 common cognitive distortions that skew our perspectives on ourselves, others and situations we find ourselves in. In order to develop a healthy self-concept, build strong relationships and make good choices, you can take the following steps to combat the impact these distortions have on your life.