Linda's Corner: Faith, Family, and Living Joyfully

Linda's Corner - 51 - You Got This - Automatic thoughts and cognitive distortions

October 24, 2020 Linda Bjork Season 1 Episode 51
Linda's Corner: Faith, Family, and Living Joyfully
Linda's Corner - 51 - You Got This - Automatic thoughts and cognitive distortions
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Linda's Corner: Faith, Family, and Living Joyfully
Linda's Corner - 51 - You Got This - Automatic thoughts and cognitive distortions
Oct 24, 2020 Season 1 Episode 51
Linda Bjork

Much of our fear, anxiety, worry, and stress can be alleviated simply by getting a more balanced perspective.  Our thoughts may not be an accurate reflection of what is really happening.  Today's episode is about increasing personal awareness about our automatic thought process and recognizing cognitive distortions that may skew our perspective.   We discuss a list of common cognitive distortions as well as balancing questions to help us gain a more balanced and accurate interpretation. 

This episode is part 10 in a series of excerpts from the book "You Got This! an action plan to calm fear, anxiety, worry, and stress" by Linda Bjork. 

Show Notes

Much of our fear, anxiety, worry, and stress can be alleviated simply by getting a more balanced perspective.  Our thoughts may not be an accurate reflection of what is really happening.  Today's episode is about increasing personal awareness about our automatic thought process and recognizing cognitive distortions that may skew our perspective.   We discuss a list of common cognitive distortions as well as balancing questions to help us gain a more balanced and accurate interpretation. 

This episode is part 10 in a series of excerpts from the book "You Got This! an action plan to calm fear, anxiety, worry, and stress" by Linda Bjork.