What is the relationship between rules and beliefs and how do they affect whether or not you’re depressed? Today I’m going to pull from cognitive-behavioral and family systems therapy to outline a series of steps to challenge and change your thinking for those experiencing depression, anxiety or Perfectly Hidden Depression. You can begin to identify rules and beliefs that no longer work in the present and may even be restricting your sense of choice and freedom — and begin to risk new behaviors that are much more aligned with who you are — today.

The listener email today is from a listener who had a breakthrough about his panic disorder by listening to SelfWork — and I thought I’d share his celebration with you.

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