Pursuing the Excellent Life
May 10, 2023

What if? Counterfactual thinking and a trip to the ER

In this episode of Live Well and Flourish, Craig delves into the fascinating subject of counterfactual thinking. He explores both the advantages and disadvantages of this thought process and offers practical tips on how to manage and effectively leverage it for personal growth. Listeners will hear real-life examples from the Craig’s life, including a recent trip to the emergency room. He also highlights how negative counterfactual thinking can lead to regret and rumination. Finally, Craig offer guidance on how to become more aware of counterfactual thinking so that you can avoid its pitfalls and take advantages of its benefits.

Overcoming negativity bias: https://www.livewellandflourish.com/overcoming-negativity-bias/ 

Live Well and Flourish website: https://www.livewellandflourish.com/

The theme music for Live Well and Flourish was written by Hazel Crossler, hazel.crossler@gmail.com.

Production assistant - Paul Robert