Toxic Thinking

Most of us assume that our minds think in a sensible and logical way. However, in reality, psychologists have found that the human mind can sometimes think in certain ways that are harmful to one’s mental well being. Such “toxic thinking” is very common and can happen to anyone, however clever one may think one is! This website explains, in a very easy to understand way, common types of toxic thinking that one may do. This will help you to recognise and change such thinking when it happens to you. 

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Negativity effect

Spotlight effect

Confirmation bias

Magic wheel

All or nothing thinking

The illusion of truth

Halo effect

Sunk cost fallacy

Rosy retrospection

Anchor effect

Online nastiness

Dunning-Kruger effect

Counterfactual thinking

Conclusion