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Free Yourself From Imprisoning Thoughts

Reading is a means of thinking with another person’s mind; it forces you to stretch your own. ~Charles Scribner,Jr. Lately I’ve been listening to life coach Martha Beck’s book Steering By Starlight. In it, she discusses how to dismantle the “thought dungeons” we create. The idea of changing our thoughts to change our feelings originated in cognitive therapy by Aaron Beck (no relation to Martha) and Albert Ellis. One of the first books on this, Feeling Good, painstakingly described common cognitive distortions like “all or nothing” thinking, my favorite, “catastrophizing,” aka “living in… Read more Free Yourself From Imprisoning Thoughts