Depressed? Learn how thought, feeling and behavior make you persistent in rut

We falsely rationalize that an event (A) is responsible for how we feel or consequences (C). We aren’t even aware that we have a rational belief (RB) or irrational belief (IRB) in between. In our ignorant minds the model is simpler, it is AC model. Let me give you a few examples which will hopefully help you understand this model. Continue reading Depressed? Learn how thought, feeling and behavior make you persistent in rut

Confused and Overwhelmed with yout thinking? Use these Socratic Questions to gain clarity

This is using a set routine for questioning maladaptive thoughts. It’s named after the Greek Philosopher, Socrates. He argued that through systematic questioning we can understand and deconstruct ideas. In turn, this will either verify those ideas or dismiss them. … Continue reading Confused and Overwhelmed with yout thinking? Use these Socratic Questions to gain clarity

Here is how to use Exposure Therapy Methods

A treatment path which directly exposes the suffer to the stimuli. This would be carried out under the supervision of a trained therapist and is about confronting the fear. An example could be a client who has an inhibiting fear of flying. One aspect of the treatment could involve them visiting an airport and actually boarding a plane. They will not do this alone as they will be accompanied by a trained therapist. Throughout the event the client is encouraged to practice calming techniques, such as controlled breathing. Continue reading Here is how to use Exposure Therapy Methods

Having thoughts you can’t seem to get rid off? How to alter automatic negative thought (ANTs) – CBT

It is not unusual to find that a person suffering from anxiety, will also usually suffer from low self-esteem. The chances are they have put themselves down in their own minds. This is a natural way of thinking as their … Continue reading Having thoughts you can’t seem to get rid off? How to alter automatic negative thought (ANTs) – CBT

Do you keep thinking about your past trauma? 8 ways to manage trauma at Home that works!

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that may occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, or rape or who have been threatened with … Continue reading Do you keep thinking about your past trauma? 8 ways to manage trauma at Home that works!

Feeling Lost? Use these Psychological Insights from Marcus Aurelius for a Meaningful Life

Meditations is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from AD 161 to 180, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy. Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement. Continue reading Feeling Lost? Use these Psychological Insights from Marcus Aurelius for a Meaningful Life

Think lowly of yourself? Don’t have self confidence? Psychology of Self Image

Dr Maxwell Maltz made a fascinating discovery. He called this discovery Psycho-Cybernetics. How often are you dissatisfied with the outcomes in your life? A student who used to fail in maths, ranked top in mathematics after 1 month of implementing … Continue reading Think lowly of yourself? Don’t have self confidence? Psychology of Self Image