ABC model The theory that core beliefs trigger thoughts, which in turn trigger your feelings and behaviors. In the ABC model, A stands for “activating event,” B stands for “beliefs about the event,” and C stands for “consequences”—what you feel, think, and do because of your thoughts.
activating event A stimulus that triggers an automatic thought or belief.
addiction The physical or psychological dependence on a substance or activity.
affirmation A positive statement you purposely tell yourself to develop a more positive perception of yourself, to change negative behaviors, or accomplish goals.
anger A normal human emotion that occurs when you feel stress or when someone infringes on your rights, threatens you, ...