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What’s the worst that could happen?

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  One of the most common misconceptions needing clarification in CBT is the belief that challenging one’s thoughts –we call it “Thought Inspection” at Learn To Live—is the same as “Positive Thinking.” The two are very different.   Every day I work with people who have no interest in pretending that the world is perfect, that everything is great. They... View Article

On the Difference Between Introversion and Social Anxiety

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  If you’ve been reading past blog entries, you know that I have touched on the distinction between problematic social anxiety and introversion before. The difference between the two is subtle but important. Sometimes people assume that social anxiety is simply another word for shyness. But they are, in fact, two very different concepts and it’s important to understand that... View Article