Most people who suffer from stress believe they have no control over the events in their lives. You may or may not have control over specific events, but you can learn to have control over your thoughts, which, in turn, affect your feelings and behaviours.
Learning to feel more in control of your thoughts is an important stress management technique. By learning to analyze your thoughts, you can challenge irrational thoughts and substitute accurate, rational thoughts in their place.
The rewards of rational thinking are numerous. You will experience a greater feeling of well-being and wholeness and feel freer to act in a self-enhancing way. Self-enhancing attitudes and actions are associated with a positive self-image, esteem, motivation, discipline, and goal attainment. In this kit you will:
Step 1. Understand the relationships between thoughts, feelings, and behaviours
Step 2. Know the difference between rational and irrational thinking
Step 3. Analyze your inner dialogues