Don't Believe Everything You Feel

Author: Robert L. Leahy

Subject: managing emotions;emotional schema therapy;Robert Leahy;cognitive behavioral therapy;CBT;emotional freedom;negative emotions;emotion regulation;anxiety;depression;anger;over feeling;powerful emotions;acceptance;validation;self-undermining;catastrophizing;hidden emotions;out-of-control emotions;emotional control;values-based living;emotional intelligence;eq;bpd;borderline personality disorder


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Find lasting freedom from difficult emotions with skills grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and emotional schema therapy.

If you struggle with difficult emotions, you should know that you aren't alone. Many people feel sad, worried, or stressed out—whether as a result of depression, anxiety, or simply dealing with the common struggles of daily life. Emotions are a natural and healthy part of being human. It's how we cope with these difficult emotions that reveal our true capacity for happiness, love, and joy.

Don't Believe Everything You Feel offers a groundbreaking approach blending CBT and emotional schema therapy to help you explore your own deeply held personal beliefs about emotions, determine if these beliefs are helpful or harmful, and find the motivation to adopt alternative, healthier coping strategies. Each chapter contains exercises such as self-assessment, expressive writing, or guided questioning to help you manage your...