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What is Catastrophizing? (And How to Stop Doing It)

Catastrophizing, or worst-case scenario thinking, can be simply described as exaggerating negative effects of events and decisions. People who catastrophize have a tendency to obsess over the worst possible outcome and exaggerate how bad things will be if the imagined ‘catastrophe’ actually happens. This  thinking pattern often takes two forms. The first type of catastrophizing […]

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