What is a cognitive distortion? #4

Hey everyone,

In today’s post on cognitive distortions, I’d like to cover the next one which is catastrophising.

This is where a person expects the absolute worst possible outcome to happen although the chances are low:

“If something is going to happen, it’ll probably be the worst-case scenario!”

“I’ll never get over this”

Thus, ‘counter’ it by purposefully flipping your thinking to look for the best case scenario and visualise that outcome to de-catastrophise the situation

“What could go right?”

Look out for the next post then! And feel free to share any questions that you might have about cognitive distortions too!

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