Dr. Amen is one of America’s leading psychiatrists and brain health experts. He has authored or coauthored 80 professional articles and more than 40 books, including New York Times mega-bestseller Change Your Brain, Change Your Life. He has appeared on numerous television shows including Dr. Phil, Larry King, Dr. Oz, The Doctors, and The View.
Then change the thought to its opposite, a technique borrowed from Byron Katie.
The 100 thoughts exercise is an example of cognitive-behavioral therapy that teaches you to question your thoughts. Just because you have a thought does not mean it’s always true. You do not have to attach to every thought. You can learn to control your mind.
The “shouldn’t, shaming” dragon is very rampant, especially in certain cultures.
Taming these dragons is a great way to take ownership of your life.