We can get stuck in a pattern, rehearsing the same old behaviour even when we wish we would change. Sometimes it can help to go back to basics, to look again at our 'ABCs' -
If a Belief causes us distress, perhaps we need to challenge it and decide whether we want to change it in some way. We could choose a different Belief that causes us less distress. Here is what I mean –
By changing to a less absolute Belief, you allow yourself more flexibility. This is a more forgiving approach, and arguably a more realistic viewpoint.
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