Limiting Beliefs

A limiting belief is a belief about yourself which limits you in some way. It could be about your ability to do something, your likelihood of being loved by somebody or your chances of getting a job you really want. If you’re believing something which puts a limitation on yourself, that’s a limiting beliefs. These beliefs can put constraints on you and your life and make you feel as though you’re less than other people or you won’t accomplish your goals.

Examples of Limiting Beliefs

If you’re starting to think that this sounds familiar and you might have some limiting beliefs, let’s take a look at some common examples. Continue reading

CBT stands for cognitive behavioral therapy, a form of talking therapy which helps people who are suffering with mental health problems. It can help to change the way you think about yourself, those around you and the wider world through addressing common underlying problems which might be getting in the way of your success, health and well-being.

During cognitive behavioral therapy, there are often core beliefs which are identified and addressed. These are often the same for many people, and most of them will fit into several distinct categories, such as love and relationships, family, work and self-esteem. Continue reading