We all know our thoughts and beliefs can sometimes negatively impact us and lead to our self sabotage. This post is to talk about common thought processes that we engage in and how we can work to change it. As you're reading through this, try to point out which types of cognitive distortions you engage in most of often so you can be more aware of how you need to restructure your thinking. Cognitive behavior therapy focuses on these concepts.
We all have heard of the inner child but what isn’t talked about enough is the inner parent. Healing from the your childhood wounds is difficult, but not impossible. We have to remember that even if our parents (or other caregivers) weren’t there in the ways we needed, as adults we have more control over our environment and how we cope with our troubles. I made a post about connecting with your inner child. This post is about connecting with your inner parent.