Five Steps to Optimism: The A,B,C's to life
You're in bad a mood, someone rubs you the wrong, your boss is mean, your friend snaps, your morning sucks...life happens. Someone wise (who I'm forgetting now) said:
Life is like a movie and you are the director. You decide where to point the camera and what story to tell.
There are infinite ways to tell the same story...so you might as well choose a happy ending if it's your own. If you read my next blog post you'll see how I stumbled through these steps.
A) Identify the Activating event
ex: My breakfast meeting cancels, I have problems with the bank, I'm running late, a cabbie give me attitude.
Want to read more. Albert Ellis' ABC Model Here
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