Automatic Thoughts, Assumptions, and Core Beliefs
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You interpret the world around you instantly, without any conscious effort. As you go through the day, thoughts pop into your mind, telling you how to feel and how to react. You probably don’t even realize this is happening because it occurs in a split second. Suppose you are at a party and run into an old friend. You feel happy and excited to see someone you know. Thoughts about times you spent together occur so quickly, you might not ...