#18 What comes first thoughts or feelings?

What comes first, thoughts or feelings? In this episode of Smiling Again I speak with Dawn Stemmer, Psychotherapist, BWRT practitioner and creator of BiiTS.

Thoughts are ways of dealing with feelings – ways of thinking our way out of feelings – ways of finding solutions that meets the needs that lie behind the feelings. So if it’s that simple and we can think our way out of our feelings, how do we do it and end the negative spirals that can send our day s into a tizzy?

Dawn teaches us some practical exercises that we can use to collect our lovely thoughts, like pearls, stringing them together throughout our day to create someting beautiful and end the negative thoughts that run in our head.

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