by Haley Neidich
Wellness and self-help articles are filled with ways to combat negative thought patterns. I write often about strategies to combat limiting beliefs, which may be getting in the way of your optimal functioning.
However, this sort of approach often leaves out the question of how specifically to identify unhelpful styles of thinking.
Often we only notice the negative thoughts that are the loudest, ignoring other thought patterns, which may be subtler, but are equally contributing to unhappiness.
Take some time to review the ten most common styles of negative thinking.