Magical thinking makes links between actions and results. It’s trying to reason why things happen. This is how we eventually got the scientific method and cause and effect. We know now that bacteria and viruses cause illnesses and disease. We know some diseases are caused by genes. Science explains many things that we used to … Continue reading What Is Magical Thinking?
I lie a lot. I never mean to and I don’t like to. I never lie about the important things—in fact there I’m a terrible liar but little social lies? Yeah, those I do all the time. I fear judgement so I say what I think people want to hear. I fear other people feeling … Continue reading For me, anxiety means that I lie. A lot.