Don’t Believe Everything You Think

It's just a thoughtResilience is cultivated through a wide variety of practices. One of the most effective is the practice of objectively observing your thought processes without buying in to them.

The reason this builds resilience is because emotional distress and its accompanying physiological stress are less the result of events than of the attributions we assign to those events—our thoughts and beliefs about them—and our cognitive fusion with those attributions.

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