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The Work: How to Question Painful Thoughts

One of the most important insights from psychology is that the events and situations in our lives do not directly lead to our emotions and reactions. Instead, the events and situations that happen in our lives are filtered through our thoughts, and these thoughts lead to our emotions and reactions. …

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Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors: It’s All Connected

This post is Part 1 in a 4-part blog series on changing thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. One popular kind of counseling is called cognitive-behavioral therapy. It’s based on the idea that our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are all connected and influence one another. For example, if we are feeling sad …

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