What is Irrational?
What is Irrational or unhelpful thinking?
According to Dr. Albert Ellis (one of the original founders of what is now know as CBT)
and REBT, an idea is irrational if:
- It distorts reality.
- It is illogical.
- It prevents you from reaching your goals.
- It leads to unhealthy emotions.
- It leads to self-defeating behavior.