Category Archives: Emotional Wellness 101

FOUR REALITY THERAPY QUESTIONS: Overview

FOUR REALITY THERAPY QUESTIONS: (finding the way up and out) 1. What do I want? 2. What am I doing? 3. Is what I am doing getting me what I want? (Evaluation) 4. What is my plan? (Plan) or What … Continue reading

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FOUR REALITY THERAPY NEEDS: #4. Freedom.

FOUR REALITY THERAPY NEEDS: #4. Freedom. 1. Belonging 2. Power (control; having things our way) 3. Fun 4. Freedom (not controlled by others) Att N/P I T DS V App Source – William Glasser, MD, Reality Therapy, Control Theory

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FOUR REALITY THERAPY NEEDS: #3. Fun.

FOUR REALITY THERAPY NEEDS: #3. Fun. 1. Belonging 2. Power (control; having things our way) 3. Fun 4. Freedom (not controlled by others) Att N/P I T DS V App Source – William Glasser, MD, Reality Therapy, Control Theory

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FOUR REALITY THERAPY NEEDS: #2. Power.

FOUR REALITY THERAPY NEEDS: #2. Power. 1. Belonging 2. Power (control; having things our way) 3. Fun 4. Freedom (not controlled by others) Att N/P I T DS V App Source – William Glasser, MD, Reality Therapy, Control Theory

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FOUR REALITY THERAPY NEEDS: #1. BELONGING

FOUR REALITY THERAPY NEEDS: #1. Belonging. 1. Belonging 2. Power (control; having things our way) 3. Fun 4. Freedom (not controlled by others) Att N/P I T DS V App Source – William Glasser, MD, Reality Therapy, Control Theory)

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FOUR REALITY THERAPY NEEDS – Overview

FOUR REALITY THERAPY NEEDS: (understanding where we want to be) 1. Belonging 2. Power (control; having things our way) 3. Fun 4. Freedom (not controlled by others) Att N/P I T DS V App Source – William Glasser, MD, Reality … Continue reading

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Cognitive Distortion #10 OF 10. PERSONALIZATION

10. PERSONALIZATION: You see yourself as the cause of some negative external event which in fact you were not primarily responsible for. Att N/P I T DS V App Source – one out of ten Cognitive Distortions from David D. … Continue reading

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Cognitive Distortion #9 OF 10. LABELING AND MISLABELING

9. LABELING AND MISLABELING: This is an extreme form of overgeneralization. Instead of describing your error, you attach a negative label to yourself: “I’m a loser.” When someone else’s behavior rubs you the wrong way, you attach a negative label … Continue reading

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Cognitive Distortion #8 OF 10. SHOULD STATEMENTS.

8. SHOULD STATEMENTS: You try to motivate yourself with shoulds and shouldn’ts, as if you had to be whipped and punished before you could be expected to do anything. “Musts” and “oughts” are also offenders. The emotional consequence is guilt. … Continue reading

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Cognitive Distortion #7 OF 10. EMOTIONAL REASONING.

7. EMOTIONAL REASONING: You assume that your negative emotions necessarily reflect the way things really are: “I feel it, therefore it must be true.” Att N/P I T DS V App Source – one out of ten Cognitive Distortions from … Continue reading

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