Jumping to Conclusions: The Relationship Kryptonite

You are driving down the street minding your own business when suddenly someone cuts you off.  All of a sudden, you feel that little twinge. You know what twinge I am talking about.  It is that split second when your temperature starts to elevate, heart rate increases, and muscles get tense. On...

How to Combat A “Worst-Case Scenario” Mindset

Introduction When a person experiences an uncomfortable emotion, it is usually preceded by any number of unhelpful self-statements and thoughts. Often there is a pattern to such thoughts, which are called “cognitive distortions.” Cognitive distortions are patterns of inaccurate, negative thin...