How Did You Survive Your Childhood?

Being a child means being dependent on others and having little control over what happens to you. If your vulnerability is protected, you spend your childhood learning life-skills that prepare you for adulthood. If you are not protected, you spend your childhood learning survival skills. Adulthood is either thrust on you too soon or catches you unprepared.

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How to Stop Faulty Thinking Habits

Let’s be honest; most experiences are not horrible. They might be unfortunate or, at the very least, unpleasant. If you tell yourself that uncomfortable situations are horrible, you will experience more stress.  When we exaggerate our experiences, we increase our emotional intensity and make situations harder than they need to be. Continue reading “How to Stop Faulty Thinking Habits”