Why would people maintain negative self-evaluations when they result in a great degree of distress? What purpose do negative self-evaluations have? Do they help us solve our problems, or do they help us in some other way? It seems not. Continue reading
Posted in Cognitive Psychology, Mental Health, Personality Psychology, Self-esteem, Self-help, Well-being
Tagged cognitive experiential self-theory, confidence, mindfulness, self-acceptance, self-efficacy, self-evaluation, self-view
Believe and you will achieve.
The degree to which people believe in themselves and their own capabilities is important for their motivation and success. People’s capabilities are important, but what they believe they can do is at least as important! Continue reading
The hindsight bias is one of many cognitive biases, and it is defined as the belief that an event is more predictable after it becomes known than it was before it became known. As a result, people tend to view events are more predictable than they are. Continue reading