Fiction Therapist

Fiction Therapist

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Exploring the theories of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) using examples from fiction
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Everyone has judgmental, even prejudicial, thoughts. Try to recognise these as just thoughts, you don’t need to believe them and you don’t need to act on them.

Dealing with your own prejudice

It's normal for your mind to judge, to declare you a failure or a success. The truth is that you're neither. Sometimes you fail and sometimes you succeed. Who you are doesn’t change.

It is normal for your mind to judge, to declare you a failure or a success. The truth is that sometimes you fail and sometimes you succeed. Who you are doesn’t change.

No one is a success

It is normal for your mind to judge, to declare you a failure or a success. The truth is that sometimes you fail and sometimes you succeed. Who you are doesn’t change.

Avoiding unpleasant situations works in the physical word, but avoiding unpleasant thoughts or feelings can make your pain worse.

Avoiding unpleasant situations works in the physical word, but avoiding unpleasant thoughts or feelings can make your pain worse.

Pause for a while, be patient and mindful, and let go of your desires, and you just might find the very thing you have been looking for all along.

Many membership programs reward their loyal members with things like free admission, gift shop discounts, and invitations to special events, but what if you let

Striving for perfection won’t help you achieve your goals. Taking committed action and doing what you believe in will help you to live the life you want to lead.

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It’s difficult to live the life you want to live when your thoughts tell you to go in another direction. Be brave and let your values guide you. You don’t have to follow your mind.

It’s difficult to live the life you want to live when your thoughts tell you to go in another direction. Be brave and let your values guide you. You don’t have to follow your mind.

Each of us is searching for something different, something to make our lives better, more complete. What we forget is that we’re all the same, we’re all searching.

Each of us is searching for something different, something to make our lives better, more complete. What we forget is that we’re all the same, we’re all searching.

In the late 1700s, Scottish poet, Robert Burns, believed an ability to see ourselves as others see us would free us from ‘blunders’ and ‘foolish notions’. Observing your ‘self’ can certainly offer some freedom from the harmful stories you can tell yourself.

In the late Scottish poet, Robert Burns, believed an ability to see ourselves as others see us would free us from ‘blunders’ and ‘foolish notions’. Observing your ‘self’ can certainly offer some freedom from the harmful stories you can tell yourself.

Myths are full of symbols to help convey the story’s message. They shouldn’t be interpreted literally as that often only clouds our understanding.

Myths are full of symbols to help convey the story’s message. They shouldn’t be interpreted literally as that often only clouds our understanding.

We can sometimes focus too closely on following a particular plan while a more flexible moment-to-moment approach can be more effective and help to get more done.

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