Reach Out: Silence your inner critic and accept your good side

Sometimes we make ourselves feel miserable even when our situation isn't so bad by thinking in a negative, self-defeating way.

22nd December, 2013

Sometimes we make ourselves feel miserable even when our situation isn't so bad by thinking in a negative, self-defeating way. It's as if we have an internal voice that influences how we feel about things.

Some of this internal talk is reasonable. It can often be positive. For example, when you're congratulating yourself because of an achievement. But negative or unrealistic thoughts can cause us to feel hurt, angry, frustrated, depressed or anxious. The automatic...

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