Online MBCT/MBSR Lesson 6

Automatic Negative Thoughts

The thoughts we have in response to various situations and stimuli often arise automatically. These thoughts tend to be in line with the way that we're feeling, so, for example, if we're already experiencing a negative mood or emotion, our thoughts will usually have a negative bias. In the video below you'll learn about automatic negative thoughts, and the types of thoughts that tend to be associated with depression, anxiety and anger.