Thinking errors are faulty patterns of thinking that are self-defeating. They occur when the things you are thinking do not match up with reality. Those who commit thinking errors often don't realize they are doing so. Thinking errors are things we do our say that incorrectly attempt to justify bad behaviors and choices. Engaging in thinking errors stops us from achieving our goals and avoiding thinking errors makes us more resilient!
This series of lessons includes an introduction to thinking errors and ten lessons for each of the thinking errors listed below.
The program of lessons ends with a concluding lesson linking the avoidance of thinking errors to the greater theme of becoming a more resilient individual. Resilience describes the ability of individuals to recover from difficulties. Resilient people tap into their strengths and support systems to overcome challenges and work through problems. Learning to identify and avoid thinking errors makes a person more resilient.