Many of us may believe that our way of thinking, feeling, behaving and relating is related exclusively to the events or things happening around us and that this way is the  ultimate truth, only choice or perspective available to us to view and cope with the situation. We conveniently ignore how our past colours our present to a varying degree and enslave us to the repititive , stereotyped maladaptive patterns. The superimposed unhealthy defenses, perspectives and cognitive distortions act as protective shields and provide temporary relief to our painful emotional and other problems but pay havoc to our long term peace and productivity in various areas ofRead More →