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Stop Expecting The Worst

13 Min
Healthy Mind
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Dawn-Elise Snipes
Clinical Psychotherapist
+++ Prior Experiences => Overgeneralization (age, intensity vicarious learning, perfectionism, repetition, self-fulfilling prophesies (giving up)) - Unhook - Examine the facts in context - Find exceptions and commonalities - Eliminate extreme words (i.e. never, always) +++ Fear of the Unknown - If you fear the worst, then you cannot be caught by surprise +++ Fear of loss of control - Examine other painful or difficult situations you have successfully navigated