Someone compliments you and you think, “They don’t mean it.”
Something good happens and you hear, “I don’t deserve this.”
You’re meeting new people and it’s, “They won’t like me.”
And you usually accept those words because they’re coming from inside your head. It’s like the horror movie where the calls from the killer are coming from inside the house.
These are called “automatic thoughts.” And they suck. But we all know the answer: you just need to think happy thoughts, right?
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