Reason for Negative Thoughts Part 2

7. Personalization: We assume personal blame for things that are outside our control.

8. Blaming: We engage in blaming others, saying that they are responsible for our emotional pain.

9. Imperative Thinking: We set the bar high and then project our expectations onto others. And when people do not match up, we detest them for it.

10. Polarized Thinking: This is all-or-nothing thinking that we must be fully successful or else we will be absolute failures.

11. Emotional Reasoning: We think that if we feel something is true, then it must be true.

12. Finger Pointing: This thinking is filled with fault finding in others.

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