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4 Step Thought Blocking or Thought Stopping Technique

4 Step Thought Blocking or Thought Stopping Technique 0

Do you ruminate about awful scenarios? or fixate on angry or anxious negative thoughts?

Fixating on negative thoughts or dwelling on awful scenarios can capitalize on your brainpower, ramp up your anxiety, drain your energy, and distort how you see yourself and the world and people around you. 

Learning the technique of Thought Blocking (AKA Thought Stopping) can help you stop negative, awfulizing, catastrophizing thoughts.

The Catastrophizing and Anxiety Connection

The Catastrophizing and Anxiety Connection 0

When you catastrophize (AKA awfulize), you dwell on a worse-than-worst-case scenario and get overwhelmed by a growing mushroom cloud of painful emotion.

That can ramp up your anxiety even though what you are anxious about isn't really happening. It can stress you out, shut down your ability to think clearly, and immobilize you.  

Click Read More to learn:

  • What is Catastrophizing?
  • The Catastrophizing-Anxiety Connection.
  • How to Stop Catastrophizing. 
Emotional Intelligence Quotes with Graphics

Emotional Intelligence Quotes with Graphics 0

It has been said that Emotional Intelligence is a better indicator of potential success in life than IQ, but what is Emotional Intelligence and how do you get it?

Read on for 10 Emotional Intelligence quotes about:

  • Definitions of Emotional Intelligence,
  • The Importance of Emotional Intelligence,
  • 4 Aspects and Domains of Emotional Intelligence,
  • Emotional Intelligence vs IQ (EQ vs IQ), and
  • What Emotions Can Do For You.
Why do men abuse women?

Why do men abuse women? 0

Why do men verbally, physically, emotionally, financially, psychologically, sexually . . . abuse women who are their partners?

The overarching conscious or subconscious goals of partner abuse are to demean, control, or punish; but why does a particular man treat his partner that way?

Some people think that there is only one reason why a man abuses a woman. They blame it 100% on patriarchy. They think it is always and only about male privilege. But I think that there are many reasons why a particular man might abuse his wife or girlfriend. And I think that patriarchy has less and less to do with it. 

Click to read 

71 Answers to the Question: Why do Men Abuse Women?

10 Positive Quotes and Sayings About Success

10 Positive Quotes and Sayings About Success 0

You may be looking to improve yourself, your career or your life. 

Click the pic or "Read More" for 10 positive quotes and sayings to help point out some of what can contribute to your success, inspire you, and motivate you to achieve your goals. 

  • Ann Silvers
10 Daily Positive Self-Confidence Affirmations

10 Daily Positive Self-Confidence Affirmations 0

Positive affirmation statements can be used throughout your day to help you gain self-confidence and self-esteem. They can cheer you on through challenges big and small. 

These Silver Lining Affirmations are super simple and intended to put a smile on your face and empower you when you think of them.

Even if you don't start out believing these self-affirming statements -- fake it until you can make it. The negative messages you've been telling yourself need to go!

Click "Read More" for 10 positive self-confidence affirmations to help you feel better and achieve more.