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31 Days to a Positive Inner Voice: Fortune Telling

Have you ever thought you have some sort of clairvoyance? You can predict the future. Have you ever predicted the outcome of a situation or event and assumed it would have a negative outcome? This is fortune telling. This is a cognitive distortion that is harmful to our self esteem, inner self talk, and can […]

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31 Days to a Positive Inner Voice: Catastrophizing

A lot of us have irrational thoughts. Those irrational thoughts can be apart of our negative thinking style and a contributing factor to our negative self talk. One irrational thinking style that can be very harmful to our own self esteem, self talk and general mood is catastrophizing. What is Catastrophizing? Catastrophizing is when we […]

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31 Days to a Positive Inner Voice: Personalization

It can be hard for most anyone to not have this thinking style at least at times. Personalization Personalization is another cognitive distortion, a very unhelpful thinking style that can harm our inner voice and self esteem. Personalization is when we take things extremely personally or tend to blame ourselves for events out of our […]

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31 Days to a Positive Inner Voice: Overgeneralization

Overgeneralization is a thinking style that can be very harmful to our inner voice. Overgeneralization is when we generalize beyond appropriate or justified limits. What does this mean? We tend to have one experience and generalize it to all experiences. I personally do this a lot. Overgeneralization and Social Anxiety Overgeneralization can commonly be an […]

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