Life comes at us from a lot of different directions. Sometimes it’s good. Sometimes it’s not so good. No matter what goes on in your life, you have the ability to control how you think and act. In this class we will take the basic principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and help you think and act happily. You will learn that you can’t always change the environment, but you can change the way that you think and act in your environment. Join us in getting Happy!
Randy Floyd, LSCSW, Founder, Clinical Level Therapist
Randy is the founder of Midwest Anxiety. He is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker who is an optimist and passionate about helping people focus on what they can do rather than what they can't do. He believes that every person is born with unique strengths and that over time life's stressors can blur our abilities. Randy believes that building a strong therapeutic relationship and tapping into a person's strengths is the most essential components of the therapeutic experience.
7:00pm - 7:10pm: Class Introduction
7:10pm - 7:45pm: Discussion of Happy Life material
7:45pm - 7:55pm: Questions & Answers
7:55pm - 8:00pm: Follow up after class
Self awareness is the #1 Super skill. Know your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors!
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Situations are neutral. Change your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to get happy rather than trying to change the situation.
- Thoughts become negative and distorted.
- Difficult to focus on other things.
- Experience various physiological sensations during being sad especially fatigue.
- Avoid- Pull the blanket over your head. The bed becomes your buddy.
create a More happy life!
- Practice thinking positively even if you don't believe it.
- Believe no matter situation "I can handle it."
- "Push through" feelings.
- Do anything other than stay in bed.
Don't Worry Be happy!
- Make sure you are medically well.
- Commit to that you are not doomed for life. "This will pass."
- Acknowledge that you are in control of your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors despite whatever life deals you.
- Just Do Something.
- Have an accountability monitor.
- Be kind to yourself and others.
- Happiness takes work.....Everyday......some days will be better than others but stay committed to being happy.
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