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Emotional Reasoning: Signs that we should know of

Published on Feb 22, 2024 12:57 PM IST
  • Emotional reasoning can stop us from having a neutral view of reality and making healthy choices.
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Emotional reasoning refers to the practice of interpreting and understanding reality based on the emotions we feel, and not the facts. "To cope with emotional reasoning try to observe your emotions without immediately accepting them as facts. You can also explore alternative explanations for the situation. Consider how others might perceive it or what additional information might be relevant," wrote Therapist Carolyn Rubenstein.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 22, 2024 12:57 PM IST

Emotional reasoning refers to the practice of interpreting and understanding reality based on the emotions we feel, and not the facts. "To cope with emotional reasoning try to observe your emotions without immediately accepting them as facts. You can also explore alternative explanations for the situation. Consider how others might perceive it or what additional information might be relevant," wrote Therapist Carolyn Rubenstein.(Unsplash)

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We believe that when we feel a certain way, it is an acute reflection of the reality we are living in. Hence, we start to be cautious of our thoughts and emotions. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 22, 2024 12:57 PM IST

We believe that when we feel a certain way, it is an acute reflection of the reality we are living in. Hence, we start to be cautious of our thoughts and emotions. (Unsplash)

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We constantly overlook or dismiss facts that are right in front of us, especially the ones that contradict our version of reality. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 22, 2024 12:57 PM IST

We constantly overlook or dismiss facts that are right in front of us, especially the ones that contradict our version of reality. (Unsplash)

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We engage in harsh self-criticism and talk to ourselves in a rude tone – this can bring our self-confidence down. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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We engage in harsh self-criticism and talk to ourselves in a rude tone – this can bring our self-confidence down. (Unsplash)

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We allow our emotions to impact our decision-making process. This can further lead to irrational choices.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 22, 2024 12:57 PM IST

We allow our emotions to impact our decision-making process. This can further lead to irrational choices.(Unsplash)

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