Today we’re on to part 8 of our series on the most common “cognitive distortions,” or thinking errors. This is the second-to-last installment before we wrap up this series. Cognitive distortion #8 is… “Should” statements What it is: At its core, the “should statements” cognitive distortion revolves around rigid expectations and self-imposed standards we place […]

Career, Personal Growth

A Case of the “Shoulds”

Here’s my new favorite trick for empaths, introverts, and anyone else who gets completely absorbed in other people’s stuff, and realizes they’ve overextended and depleted themselves only after it’s too late. This is a great way to build the muscle of checking in with yourself, start tracking your energy patterns and defining what I call […]

Personal Growth

Self Check-in Hack for Empaths