Changing Thoughts and BeliefsKnowing where thoughts and beliefs come from can facilitate the process of change, but it isn’t necessary. Sometimes, the need to know can hamper the change process. However, if you want to do some exploring try the following. Whatever answers you find, it is important to remember that these thoughts and beliefsContinue reading “Challenging Thoughts – Part II”
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Challenging Thoughts – Part I
As a professor, I was always trying to impress upon my students how our own life experiences frame our understanding of a work of literature. This became clear in our discussions about the literary works we read in class. There can be as many different opinions about the meaning of a literary work as thereContinue reading “Challenging Thoughts – Part I”
Unexpectedly Unemployed? Don’t Panic!
Being let go from your job is a horrible feeling. It can be terrifying when your life is suddenly turned upside down. Any future plans you have fly out the window. Worries surround you. It’s only natural that you want to jump into a job search to try to find another job as quickly asContinue reading “Unexpectedly Unemployed? Don’t Panic!”
Change is a Process
Everyone has heard the platitude, “change is hard,” but not everyone really thinks about just how difficult change is. Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight understands it isn’t just about portion control. Lasting change often requires changing our thoughts as well as our habits. Why is that? Habits are behaviors that require no conscious thoughtContinue reading “Change is a Process”