Catastrophizing is an irrational thought a lot of us have in believing that something is far worse than it actually is. Catastrophizing can generally can take two different forms: making a catastrophe out of a current situation, and imagining making a catastrophe out of a future situation.
People who go through life applying a measuring ruler against every situation judging its “fairness” will often feel badly and negative because of it. Because life isn’t “fair” — things will not always work out in your favor, even when you think they should.
We can avoid many headaches and heartaches by simply filtering our thoughts. Even our cars come with air filters, gas filters, and oil filters as standard equipment. God suggests a first-rate filtering system that is guaranteed to work for those who install and faithfully use it.
Jumping to conclusions (officially the jumping conclusion bias, often abbreviated as JTC, and also referred to as the inference-observation confusion) is a psychological term referring to a communication obstacle where one "judge[s] or decide[s] something without having all the facts; to reach unwarranted conclusions".
Overgeneralization is a symptom of social anxiety where you apply one negative experience to all experiences and worsens anxiety and depression. Overgeneralization is a symptom of social anxiety where you apply one negative experience to all experiences and worsens anxiety and depression.
6. Personalization. Personalization is a distortion where a person believes that everything others do or say is some kind of direct, personal reaction to the person. We also compare ourselves to others trying to determine who is smarter, better looking, etc.