Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking May Not Make You Popular, But It Does Make You Free

When it comes to bold life choices, there’s always a win some, lose some situation. Personal Development is one such choice. You deliberately make a decision to change yourself in order to live a more authentic and purposeful life. Most of the time, this process involves changing the way you think or behave, and emotional changes soon follow as a result of the first (or often even guide the process by letting the individual know how close they are to their goal, their Authentic Self and the life they want).

“I don’t believe it!” – Well, Good for You!

  Skepticism is great. In fact, I believe skepticism can be seen as foundation for knowledge. Gathering knowledge is not all about gaining information from different sources, it’s also (or mainly, I should say) about the quality of the information we assimilate. We live in an era of information, it jumps towards us from every …

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10 Cognitive Distortions and Why You Should Deal With Them

Let’s start by clarifying what cognitive distortions are. The short and direct answer is that cognitive distortions are errors that occur in one’s thinking process. They happen automatically, became cognitive patterns due to the context in which we grew up, and developed psychologically and emotionally. We’ve learned them somehow and they have become our automatic …

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“I miss you like the deserts miss the rain” – Aw, how romantic. Romantic? – Think again!

Yes, let’s ponder on this a bit. My hypothesis is that many of us have hummed Everything but the Girl’s song “Missing” back in the 90s. So most of you will remember the chorus: “And I miss you, like the deserts miss the rain”. Aw, it’s about missing your love interest so badly, just like …

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What is Critical Thinking and Why Should You Use it?

  When I use the phrase “critical thinking” – and this happens a lot, considering that I am a psychotherapist that relies on cognitive methods when assisting clients to achieve well-being – I often discover that many people are not familiar with this syntagma and even fewer individuals understand the actual meaning of it. Some …

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