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Managing Stress Part II–Cognitive Restructuring

Written by Dr. Gloria Walters Interpreting events using dysfunctional beliefs or cognitive distortions is not uncommon and is often done without our conscious awareness. However, we can become more aware of these thinking patterns and begin to change them. Cognitive Restructuring (CR) is a set of cognitive behavioral techniques that helps us to become more …

Managing Stress–Part I

Managing our stress is an essential key to Mastering Our Health! by Dr. Gloria Walters What is Stress? Stress in our lives is inevitable. It can be defined as the way our bodies and minds react to something which upsets our normal way of living. There are both positive and negative sources of stress. The …