For the majority of my life, I’ve been a heavy self-criticizer. I’m sure many people out there are the same way. When I would feel negative emotions, I would direct them toward myself and berate myself endlessly. It never made sense to me – why would I ever be worthy enough to feel any of…
11 Cognitive Distortions for Students
I’m a university student in a program that has an admission requirement of a 90% average from grade 12 in high school. I absolutely love my program, but I have heard oh so often from my mental health professionals that it is a breeding ground for mental health issues. I attribute it to the fact…
What to do when depression hits
I had a conversation with a friend the other day who asked me for advice on what to do when you are feeling so depressed that you cannot fathom performing any action at all.
7 Steps to Change Unhealthy Thoughts
Nico, you’ve been sitting here watching Netflix for the last 2 hours. What are you doing? You think this is accomplishing anything? You’re wasting time. You’re not gonna get this time back. How are you ever going to be successful when you’re this lazy? When our thoughts become this muddled by our core beliefs, it…