Julie Smith Quotes



Best 16 Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? Quotes by Julie Smith

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“Emotional reasoning is a thought bias that leads us to use what we feel as evidence for something to be true, even when there might be plenty of evidence to suggest otherwise.”

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“Emotions are your brain’s attempt to explain and attach meaning to what is going on in your world and your body.”

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“Feeling down is more likely to reflect unmet needs than a brain malfunction.”

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“If we don’t do the work to develop self-acceptance, we set ourselves up to live a life in which we may need constant reassurance, get trapped in jobs we hate or relationships that cause us harm, or find ourselves living with resentment.”

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“Metacognition is the process of stepping back from the thoughts and getting enough distance to allow us to see those thoughts for what they really are.”

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“Our body temperature is affected by our environment, both internal and external, and we also have the power to influence it ourselves. Mood is much the same. When we experience low mood, it may have been influenced by several factors from our internal and external world, but when we understand what those influences are, we can use that knowledge to shift it in the direction we want it to go.”

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“Our mood is not fixed and it does not define who we are; it is a sensation we experience.”

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“Something that I have come to realize over the years of working as a psychologist is how much people struggle with low mood and never tell a soul.”

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“The more work we do on building self-awareness and resilience when all is well, the better able we are to face life’s challenges when they come our way.”

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“The thoughts we spend time with affect how we feel, but how we feel also has an effect on the thought patterns that come up.”

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“Thoughts are not facts. They are a mix of opinions, judgements, stories, memories, theories, interpretations, and predictions about the future.”

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“Thoughts are not facts. They are suggestions offered up to us by the brain to help us make sense of the world.”

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“To have confidence, go where you have none.”

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“When we focus on trying to fix the problem, it is easy to underestimate the power of simply being there.”

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“When we understand a little about how our minds work and we have some guideposts on how to deal with our emotions in a healthy way, we not only build resilience, but we can thrive and, over time, find a sense of growth.”

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“You might notice that you feel the need for more reassurance from others when your mood is low. If you don’t get that extra reassurance you might automatically assume that they are thinking negatively about you. But that is a bias, and it is quite possible that you are your worst critic.”

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