3 thoughts on “What If? Cognitive Distortions and How to Combat Them

  • September 4, 2013 at 11:03 am

    Good article with great examples of how so many of us use cognitive distortions. The first step is to be aware of them, so thanks for sharing!

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  • September 11, 2013 at 5:28 pm

    Wow! Thank you for this insightful and helpful article. I especially like it because you have good suggestions on how to help ourselves. I really also appreciate your article on 50 common cognitive distort ions and what to do about them.

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  • June 19, 2014 at 1:29 am

    When I was first diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder and Bipolar disorder, my psychiatrist recommended Wayne Dyer’s book, Your Erroneous Zones. It listed the distorted thought process we can have. If I remember right, there were at least ten. I had a problem with every single one. I have had a lot of work to do. When I am in a Bipolar episode everything that I have studied and worked on goes out the window. When I pull out I can recognize the irrational thinking. It gets frustrating but I continue to try. Thanks for sharing.

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