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"Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy" by David D. Burns - A Personal Perspective

  #FeelingGood #CBT #MentalHealth #SelfHelp #DepressionAnxiety   I recently delved into the world of self-help books and stumbled upon "Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy" by David D. Burns. This literary gem offers invaluable insights into conquering depression, anxiety, and various mood disorders through the transformative power of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). I have to say; it's been quite an eye-opener.   Burns divides his masterpiece into seven parts, each uncovering a unique facet of CBT. In Part One, he lays the groundwork for CBT, illuminating how our negative thoughts can be the root of emotional turmoil. Part Two, on the other hand, is a revelation, guiding readers on the path to identifying and challenging their own negative thoughts.   As we venture further into the book, Part Three is a true game-changer, shedding light on conquering cognitive distortions - those tricky mental habits like all-or-nothing thinking, overgeneralization, and men