Do you ever have negative thoughts and/or feelings? Does your attitude lean towards the negative side of things? Is the glass half full or half empty? We all have some twisted thoughts from time to time, but if these thoughts are reinforced or continue without being challenged, they will cause increased anxiety, depression, poor performance, difficulties in relationships and other undue stress in your life.
Labeling: When we generalize by taking one characteristic (or behavior) of a person and apply it to the whole person. I lost my patience with my loved one, so I must be a bad caregiver.
This session is part of the Change Your Thinking series of programs on the caregiver mindset. Recorded sessions are 30 minutes or less in length.
- All or Nothing
- Discounting the Positive – video not available
- Emotional Reasoning & Jumping to Conclusions
- Magnifying or Minimizing
- Mental Filters
- Should Statements and Personalizing the Blame