Strategy for Handling Negative Thoughts

In Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), there is a practice of writing down one's thoughts and then questioning them. Asking oneself: Is there another way I could have interpreted this situation? I did something like that recently. I decided to record each time my co-worker said something that hurt my feelings. Anything that made me feel judged, … Continue reading Strategy for Handling Negative Thoughts

Social Comparison and Childhood Ping Pong Tournaments

Last week my husband started an online course in coding. As I listened in to the introductory portion of his class, I was so intimated by all the other participants—finance, researchers, startup founders—comparing myself (and, by extension, my loved ones) to others has always been a weakness of mine, and I'm still working on it! … Continue reading Social Comparison and Childhood Ping Pong Tournaments