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50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 10
August 16, 2009 2 comments

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 10

  Self Esteem- 38. The Decision Making Form- If you’re having trouble making up your mind about something, you can use the Decision-Making Form. This form will show will show ...

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 9
August 15, 2009 No Comment

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 9

Self esteem: 35. Paradoxical Cost -Benefit Analysis– List only the advantages of a negative thought, belief, feeling, addiction, or relationship problem. The list will make you aware of all the ...

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 8
August 8, 2009 No Comment

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 8

Self Esteem: 32. Little Steps for Big Feats: If you have trouble with procrastination, you can break large, overwhelming tasks down into small steps that you can tackle one at ...

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 7
August 7, 2009 4 comments

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 7

Self Esteem: Anti-Procrastination Techniques 30. Daily Activity Schedule: When you’re depressed, everything seems overwhelming, and nothing seems worth doing, so you may give up on life. The Daily Activity Schedule can help ...

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 6
August 6, 2009 No Comment

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 6

Self Esteem: Humorous techniques 21. Paradoxical Magnification: Instead of refuting your Negative Thoughts, you can buy into them and exxaggerate them. Don’t try to argue with your NTs. Instead, make them ...

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking 5
August 5, 2009 1 comment

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking 5

Self Esteem: Philosophical/ Spiritual Techniques 18. Acceptance Paradox: Instead of defending yourself against your own criticisms, you can find truth in them and accept your shortcomings with tranquility. Tell yourself, “It’s ...

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 4
August 4, 2009 No Comment

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 4

Self Esteem- 14. Let’s Define Terms: When you label yourself as “inferior” or “a fool” or “a loser,” ask yourself what those labels mean. You’ll see that there’s no such ...

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 3
August 3, 2009 1 comment

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 3

Self Esteem: Logic Based Technique 10. Socratic Method: Ask yourself several questions that will lead to the inconsistencies in your Negative Thoughts. For example, you might ask yourself, “When  I ...

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 2
August 2, 2009 8 comments

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking Part 2

Self Esteem – Compassion Based Techniques 5. Double Standard Technique: Instead of putting yourself down, you talk to yourself in the same compassionate way you might talk to a dear friend ...

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking
August 1, 2009 No Comment

50 Ways to Untwist Your Thinking

Self Esteem-1. Empathy: When you’re upset, you need someone to listen and see the world through your eyes without trying to cheer you up, change you, help you, or give ...