Stop Black And White Thinking With Cognitive Behavioural Therapy2 min read
It’s either ALL or NOTHING.
I’m RIGHT or WRONG.
You’re FOR or AGAINST me.
Thinking of the world as black and white as opposed to 50 shades of grey can negatively impact on your mental state, not to mention your relationships and self-esteem. This type of thinking is common for people diagnosed with depression, anxiety or borderline personality disorder.
This video from Therapy In A Nutshell breaks down black and white thinking in simple terms, and offers cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques for noticing negative thought patterns and replacing cognitive distortions with healthy thoughts.
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