“This is how humans are: we question all our beliefs, except for the ones we really believe, and those we never think to question.” – Orson Scott Card Our core beliefs are the most basic assumptions about our identity and place in the world.  They are the deep-seated beliefs of being lovable/unlovable, worthy/unworthy, or bad/good. …

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“The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” – Albert Einstein Many of the automatic thoughts that pop into our minds are distorted in some way.  Perhaps they are unrealistically negative or leave out relevant information.  The result of these distorted cognitions is typically…

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“The forceps of our minds are clumsy things and crush the truth a little in the course of taking hold of it.” – H.G. Wells A key piece of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy’s (CBT) foundation rests upon the idea that thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are intertwined in a complex dance.  The idea is that if we…

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