Jumping to conclusions creates anxiety

Every day, we make up our own stories. Our teacher asks to speak with us or a friend doesn’t return our call, and instantly we fill in the blanks. These stories aren’t just inaccurate; they’re destructive. They isolate us and damage our relationships, and are a major contributor to our anxiety.

Source: The Stories We Tell Ourselves @ The Huffington Post

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