How we see the world, think about our surroundings, or view ourselves can make us interpret and see the world in a certain way. Some of these work really well. Others make us fall into thinking traps that push us towards non-rational thoughts and make us fall into the “pit of negative thoughts.”

Understanding how thinking traps or cognitive distortions make us (and our kids) feel is an important part of cognitive-behavioral therapy. Join me as I discuss this group of complicated thoughts that can make us struggle unnecessarily.