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.
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