Wise mind is a state of mind that integrates logical thinking with emotional awareness. It is a mindful state in which you make decisions by integrating different ways of knowing and don't cut off parts of your experience. It means integrating our amygdala's intuitive reactions with the wisdom of past experience and knowledge about the world.
The 12 Lies We Tell Ourselves by Albert Ellis. First step - recognition & then actively address, challenge & query your thought processes. Replace them with healthier, more realistic & more balanced patterns of thinking. Pinned by JB.
Unfortunately we don't have control over all things, but we can control the way we think about the world. We are the creators of our own reality and perceptions can influence our reality. If we choose to perceive the world with a positive view, often even bad situations will seem less detrimental because of our hopeful outlook.
According to Dr. Albert Ellis and REBT, an idea is irrational if: It distorts reality. It is illogical. It prevents you from reaching your goals. It leads to unhealthy emotions. It leads to self-defeating behavior. During his first years of practicing REBT, Dr. Ellis saw that practically all of his clients held variations of a dozen or so irrational beliefs. Here is a list of the most common ones