The Optimal Thinking Habits (#2) IQ Matrix examines how to avoid common thinking errors using a series of questions and perspective shifts that will immediately get you thinking in more optimal ways. This is the first of a series of two maps that will inspire you to think more effectively about your life and circumstances. This particular map breaks down how to optimize your thinking while making the following mental errors: Overgeneralizing, labeling, shoulding and musting, magnification and minimization, and while emotional reasoning. Going through the map will help you to effectively overcome these thinking errors using a series of questions that will encourage you to think more optimally about yourself, about others, and about your life and circumstances.
Here is a quick breakdown of each branch of the Optimal Thinking Habits IQ Matrix:
All five branches of this IQ Matrix explore how to effectively manage each of the following unhelpful thinking styles: Mental Filter, Jumping to Conclusions, Personalization, Black and White Thinking, and Catastrophizing. Working through each branch you will gain unique insights on how to overcome these unhelpful thinking styles. This is achieved using a series of questions that will encourage you to think about your life and circumstances in more optimal ways.
Stick with these principles, memorize and incorporate them into your daily thinking regime, and you will progressively start taking control of the unhelpful thinking styles that are influencing your daily choices, decisions and actions. Optimizing your thinking in this way will help you to develop better and more empowering thinking habits that will help improve the quality of your life.