I don’t know, Maybe!

One of the important things a client needs to keep in mind while seeking coaching, is the need to be completely open, and honest with the coach. In a sense, the coach is like the lawyer who needs to be aware of all aspects of a case, lest there be nasty surprises...

Be WEARY

Often, I come across clients who say nothing has worked for them. That they’ve tried everything and that everything has failed. They may think that their disorder is refractory (one that doesn’t respond to treatment), or they may think that the therapist...

Cognitive Distortions (4 of 4)

To recap, Cognitive Distortions are distortions in our thinking that disallow us from having a rational view of what is happening around us. Because we are looking at the world with a distorted filter, this often leads to negative emotions creeping to the surface and...

Cognitive Distortions (3 of 4)

To recap, Cognitive Distortions are ways in which our mind lies to us and tries to convince us into believing a distorted version of the truth. These distortions reinforce negative beliefs and make us feel bad about ourselves, or look at other people, or experiences...

Cognitive Distortions (2 of 4)

In Part 1 of this series, we looked at the first three Cognitive Distortions, that is Filtering, Black or White thinking, and Overgeneralisation. To recap, Cognitive Distortions are the anomalies in our thinking patterns which try to convince us that things are worse...

People Types

Understanding people has slowly become a necessary skill to develop. If we want to get something done from someone, it is important to know what kind of a person we are dealing with. It is fascinating to understand what makes people tick. Why some people react in one...