"I gotta go to work," I gotta take care of the kids," I gotta go to the market", "I gotta get a job." There are so many things we "gotta" do. Gotta, of course, is a somewhat slang expression for "got ...
In Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), there are several words and phrases used in self talk which are often pinpointed as problematic. In previous articles,...
Life is unfair. There are no declarations, contracts, scriptures or any such writings which proclaim life to be fair. And yet, for some reason, most people believe life is supposed to be fair, reliabl...
"I can't do it !" It's certainly a common enough phrase; I can't do this, I can't do that. It probably gets run through much more inside our mind than out. I'm not going to tell you it's not true, tha...
Think back to a stressful time in your life. Perhaps it was a divorce, an illness, an employment issue, a family problem, etc. I don't want you to remember how you felt, but I do want you to remember ...
I hate the turbulence created by depressive thoughts. Depression, yuck, let's change the word "depression" to something more pleasant to the ear. Can we make up a new word for feelings of worthlessn...
It has been said that we are a product of the five people that we hang out with the most. Who are these heroes? Taken one step further, this means that we each are a product of those influences that h...
I want to thank my teachers Cynthia Loy Darst, Faith Fuller, and Marita Fridjhon for their brilliant ideas on this topic. I owe them all.Have you ever had a project where you succeeded? Sure you have...
What is self talk? Something we all do. You are telling yourself things all the time, and your unconscious mind is listening without arguing.What you tell yourself affects the quality of your li...
What is self talk? Something we all do. You are telling yourself things all the time, and your unconscious mind is listening without arguing.What you tell yourself affects the quality of your life, an...