CBT Audio Articles
The following articles have audio versions:
EXCELLENCE VS. PERFECTION
Striving for excellence involves setting realistic, achievable goals rather than perfectionistic demands.
HOW DO WE CHANGE IRRATIONAL THINKING?
Provides an overview of how cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) works.
THE PILLARS OF THE SELF-CONCEPT: SELF-ESTEEM AND SELF-EFFICACY
Discusses how signs of low self-esteem and self-efficacy and how to improve the overall self-concept.
WHY ARE PEOPLE MEAN? DON'T TAKE IT PERSONALLY!
Explains the different types of "mean" behavior. Understanding it can help prevent personalization.
CATASTROPHE? OR, INCONVENIENCE?
Recognizing that situations are inconveniences rather than catastrophes can help with coping.
USE YOUR HEAD! AND YOUR HEART!
Describes emotional reasoning which is the tendency to believe emotions are accurate without evaluating them.
BUT IT HAPPENED BEFORE!
Generalizing is the irrational belief that because something occurred one time it is more likely to occur again.
WHEN THE NEED FOR CONTROL GETS OUT OF CONTROL
Examines the Internal Control Fallacy of needing to be in control and responsible for everything and the External Control Fallacy which is believing everything that happens is due to luck or uncontrollable circumstances.