Negative thought patterns and how to reverse them
The cognitive distortions you might not know are ruining your life
We invest so much power in our minds that we often tend to take its thoughts and patterns for granted. It’s also dangerously easy for us to rationalize distorted thoughts, which is why they’re so common. But what if the way your mind was wired is actually hindering your daily life?
Cognitive distortions, or negative thinking patterns, are well-trodden paths of the mind that must be trained out so that we can live more harmoniously with ourselves and the people around us. There are 10 common patterns that you’ll recognize in yourself, but, more importantly, there are easy ways to counter those patterns and forge new, healthier, and clearer paths for the rest of your life. Click through to get started.