Helping students to change negative thinking

03/11/2013 | Edutopia.org

Teaching students about the eight common "thought holes," or negatively skewed perceptions such as personalizing and jumping to conclusions, and giving them three steps to reason out of these cognitive patterns can build their emotional resilience, positive psychology consultant Renee Jain writes in this blog post. "Above all, they learn that one can choose which thoughts to focus on, and in this, there is power," Jain writes.

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