Day 281, When Is The Time for Healing?

Day 281, When Is The Time for Healing?   Monday Morning   Preparing For My Day   5-10 things i am grateful for: my readers my knowledge my time to write my knowledge of cognitive distortions, with which I can break the grip of depression and donothingism and transform my life   mood and energy: Read More …

Day 278, Can I Beat Donothingism by Rooting Out Cognitive Distortions?

Day 278, Can I Beat Donothingism by Rooting Out Cognitive Distortions?   Before I dive into cognitive distortions, here is an announcement about my success with blood pressure.   My blood pressure readings in Cronometer since April 17, 2019 have been normal, even without medication.  I attribute that to my fairly recent practice of mixing Read More …

Day 276, How Can I Root Out Should Statements?

Day 276, How Can I Root Out Should Statements?   “As you think about your own thought patterns in order to lessen the shoulds, oughts, and musts, beware as well of comments from others (sometimes referred to toxic people) such as “you need to,” “you should,” “you have to…” that can be defeating your peace Read More …

Day 270, Thoughts->Beliefs->Feelings

Day 270, Thoughts->Beliefs->Feelings        The moment you have a certain thought and believe it, you will experience an immediate emotional response.  Your thought actually creates the emotion.   David Burns, M.D.   Saturday Morning   I have seen cognitive therapists.  I have read most of David Burns’ Feeling Good twice.  Cognitive therapy works, Read More …