1 Chicken Little Syndrome jumping to catastrophic conclusions2 Mind Reading that others know what you are thinking leading to disappointment when it turns out they don t3 Personalizing take responsibility for everything and all is personal4 Believing your press agent ideas of grandeur, great at one thing then great at all5 Believing your critics accept all criticism with out debate6 Perfectionism when too high you can never meet and thus can stop from doing anything7 Compariso 1 Chicken Little Syndrome jumping to catastrophic conclusions2 Mind Reading that others know what you are thinking leading to disappointment when it turns out they don t3 Personalizing take responsibility for everything and all is personal4 Believing your press agent ideas of grandeur, great at one thing then great at all5 Believing your critics accept all criticism with out debate6 Perfectionism when too high you can never meet and thus can stop from doing anything7 Comparisonitis focus on negative comparisons of self to others8 What if thinking leads to worrying about things that don t exist or are improbable9 Imperative Should indicate an order that can t be refused.10 Yes Butism find a negative to outweigh positivesHandout from the UWy counseling center another therapy book my counselor recommended. In 14 Kapiteln, einem Test zur Selbsteinsch tzung und einer Tabelle der wirkungsvollsten Techniken will der Therapeut Arthur Freeman mit den Mitteln der Verhaltenstherapie beliebte Denkfallen endg ltig aus dem Leben seiner Leser tilgen Freemans Liste von Fehlinterpretationen umfasst keine Fehler im Wortsinn, wie der Titel zun chst vermuten l sst, sondern Fehleinsch tzungen und hartn ckige negative Grundeinstellungen Freeman entlarvt die Neigung zu negativen Erkl rungsmustern und stellt Mensche In 14 Kapiteln, einem Test zur Selbsteinsch tzung und einer Tabelle der wirkungsvollsten Techniken will der Therapeut Arthur Freeman mit den Mitteln der Verhaltenstherapie beliebte Denkfallen endg ltig aus dem Leben seiner Leser tilgen Freemans Liste von Fehlinterpretationen umfasst keine Fehler im Wortsinn, wie der Titel zun chst vermuten l sst, sondern Fehleinsch tzungen und hartn ckige negative Grundeinstellungen Freeman entlarvt die Neigung zu negativen Erkl rungsmustern und stellt Menschen vor, die stets das Schlimmste annehmen oder erwarten, andere k nnten ihre Gedanken lesen Zu seiner Negativ Liste geh ren ebenso die hartn ckige Fehleinsch tzung der Motive anderer Menschen, das Generalisieren und bertreiben, die leichtfertige eigene bersch tzung als Gl ckspilz, den Umgang mit Kritik, den aus der Kindheit bernommenen Zwang, sich st ndig mit anderen zu vergleichen, Perfektionismus und Selbstvorw rfe oder die Abneigung, klar Ja oder Nein zu sagen Die Murphy Pers nlichkeit, die berzeugt ist, dass alles schief geht, was schief gehen kann, zeigt der Autor in all ihren Facetten Wer eine oder mehrere der aufgelisteten Fehleinsch tzungen kombiniere, verst rke ihre negative Wirkung, meint Freeman.Mit zahlreichen Anekdoten illustriert der Autor lieb gewonnene negative Einsch tzungen, beschreibt die pers nliche Brille, durch die jeder von uns seine Mitmenschen beurteilt, und stellt mentale Werkzeuge zur Ver nderung der eigenen Wahrnehmung vor Die 10 d mmsten Fehler kluger Leute kann eingefahrene Denk und Argumentationsweisen aufdecken um alternative Verhaltensweisen einzu ben, wird die Lekt re des Buches allein nicht ausreichen After a quick overview of the book and a quick self test to help determine your needs, this book reviews chapter by chapter ten major mistakes in reasoning and how to address them Topics include the Chicken Little Syndrome, Catastrophizing, Mind Reading, Personalizing and others Each mistake is presented with numerous examples, citing methods to combat their negative impact in one s life The end of the book lists a practical and hands on guide to some major ways to correct these ways of thi After a quick overview of the book and a quick self test to help determine your needs, this book reviews chapter by chapter ten major mistakes in reasoning and how to address them Topics include the Chicken Little Syndrome, Catastrophizing, Mind Reading, Personalizing and others Each mistake is presented with numerous examples, citing methods to combat their negative impact in one s life The end of the book lists a practical and hands on guide to some major ways to correct these ways of thinking as well as a matrix of each of the ten mistakes and the best ways to combat them It s an awesome book Everyone should read it It shows the many everyday mistakes we make without even notices. Excellent because it was applicable immediately One of the few books that provided useful techniques. Incrivelmente simples e objetivo. ARE YOU A MISTAKE MAKER Have you ever thought I d better not try, I could be embarrassed Does it bother you to see someone you know get ahead of you Have you ever thought Its my responsibility to make sure my loved ones are happy Is your motto Anything worth doing must be done absolutely right Do you tend to qualify your responses That is, do you find yourself saying Yes, its good, but Have you ever concluded Everybody thinks I messed up Have you ever thought I just can t loseLet s face it, when you ve got it, you ve got it You, just like everybody else in the world, may be prone to one or many of the ten dumbest mistakes smart people make Now, Dr Arthur Freeman and Rose DeWolf offer clear, practical advice and concrete techniques to help you combat selfdefeating thinking and gain greater control of your life, work, and personal relationships Arm yourself with this one right away Stors ljare som r helt OK men lite l ngdraget skriven. If you are seeking an easy read that addresses the topic of emotional intelligence without explicitly stating it does so , you ll find this book helpful and practical.