August 27, 2010
- Only foolish people use stupid labels.
- It doesn’t take much evidence to know when someone is jumping to a conclusion.
- Filtering out the positive would be ok if it didn’t take over my life.
- Complete failures polarize their thinking.
- Never ever overgeneralize. Read more
August 18, 2010
Another thinking error kids use that follow closely with jumping to conclusions is blaming. Children’s ability to discern intent or culpability is not developed. Emily may have accidentally bumped into Ben on the playground, but Ben naturally assumes that Emily did it on purpose because he can only see the end result of himself being hurt. Read more
August 12, 2010
Anyone who has gone through the SFT program is aware of the difficulty of eliminating thinking errors from one’s thoughts. It requires a great deal of vigilance, patience and willpower. Adults of all ages struggle with taking their thoughts captive. Imagine then how much more difficult it can be for children to think accurately. Read more
August 5, 2010
It is not uncommon for participants to overcomplicate the attitudes and skills of the SFT model. Accurate thinking may appear to be difficult when one first glances at a 16-error list. However, some of these errors are made easy to recognize by locating key words. The following is a list of some of the errors from the list and the easy key words. Read more