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Your Brain Doesn’t Have a Delete Button – A Thought is a Thought, a Feeling is a Feeling

What do you do with those pesky unwanted, irrational, and sometimes downright inappropriate or scary thoughts? Hint – trying to stop them, push them away, or change them can often make them even stronger. Tony shares the “numbers” metaphor from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) which teaches that the brain works by addition, not subtraction, …

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I Think, Therefore I Am…I Think…Can You Control Your Thoughts? W/Bonus Analysis Paralysis

Have you ever heard that you can somewhat easily choose to be happy by simply switching all your thoughts from unhappy, to happy? Sure, that sounds fantastic, but unfortunately, it’s not that simple, and there’s plenty of data that shows that for some, it can make matters worse! Within the day, or the hour, or …

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Making The Best of That 3-Legged Chair In Your Mind…Thoughts, It’s All About Context

What if your thoughts, even ones that you previously considered to be negative, harmful, unproductive, or even toxic, when put into context weren’t the monsters that you have made them out to be? Welcome to the world of Functional Contextualism.” This key principle of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) will help you understand that often …

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