Thought Ruts: Change your Habits about People


There’s a lot of thought patterns we activate when we interact with others. Here’s a take on cognitive errors mixed with some of the mental habits we try to cultivate through yoga– and mindfulness in general.

thoughtsandfeelingsFeeling GoodjkzIf you’re interested in the cognitive-behavioral approach, the best source is Feeling Good by David Burns.  I’ve had for awhile a photocopy from a  book by Matthew McKay called Thoughts and Feelings: The Art of Cognitive Stress Intervention.  And of course these approaches to mindfulness are well-expressed in Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Full Catastrophe Living.



  1. I am seeking permission to use this graphic (and it’s partner) in educational presentations, and as a resource to send to schools. I am also probably interested in other material on your site. Please contact me.

    1. Thanks so much! I will email you shortly for some more details. Great to hear from you and hope it will be of help to your students and counselors.

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