Learn about unhelpful thoughts

Is it difficult to switch off?



Once you have had a thought, especially a negative thought, it can be hard to stop thinking it. Unhelpful thoughts can be hard to switch off and are very distracting.


Is it automatic?




Is it a thought that has popped up without warning or prompting?
These thoughts can happen at any time or place.


Is it distorted




This is a thought that is often inaccurate, one-sided and biased towards the negative.


Is it plausible?




A completely believable thought that arrives disguised as a fact. It is important to remember that thoughts are just thoughts, not facts.