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What is cognitive restructuring?

Cognitive restructuring means replacing negative, automatic self-defeating thoughts that affect interpersonal relationships and health with more optimistic, life-affirming beliefs. It can be done, and those who have learned how to give positive statements to themselves (affirmations) throughout the day report having a better feeling about life and those around them. These affirmations should be uplifting or motivating thoughts, a short phrase, or saying that has meaning and power for you. 
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What you’re thinking can determine your emotional state. Cognitive restructuring allows you to change the way you feel by changing the way you think. It is a psychological process in which you replace irrational (emotionally damaging) beliefs with more accurate (emotionally beneficial) beliefs. It allows you to challenge and replace thought patterns that trigger or reinforce depression, anxiety, and other negative emotional states.
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