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How to tame the monsters in your mind. #cognitivedistortion

We construct a psychological model of the world based on the meaning we make from our experiences and interactions with our surroundings. As a result of this we naturally base our expectations about what will happen in the future on past experiences. Bruce Lipton (2006) discusses how ‘young children carefully observe their environment and ‘download’ the worldly wisdom offered by their parents directly into their subconscious memory’ which results in the parent’s beliefs and behaviour becoming their own.

Your brain is as absorbent as a micro fibre towel between the age 0 and 6 years old and lacks the ability to critically evaluate any negative messages you might be exposed to, so they become l