You and I have been in this moment.
We prepared hard for a presentation. Tweaked and edited it many times over. We were both anxious and excited about giving this presentation. We rehearsed. And then, it went nothing as planned.
That was just wonderful, people say to you right afterwards. So clear and so thoughtful.
You immediately think to yourself, Impossible! I know I did terribly. Lucky me, they didn’t realize it. That is your mind leading you into the land of cognitive distortions.
What are cognitive distortions?