This is the final installment of our series on the most common “cognitive distortions,” or thinking errors.  Cognitive distortion #9 is… Disqualifying the positive What it is: “Disqualifying the positive” is a cognitive distortion that involves downplaying or dismissing positive experiences, achievements, or feedback while focusing solely on the negative aspects of a situation.  It’s almost as […]

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Disqualifying the Positive