Self-talk can have a remarkable effect on how we deal with diabetes management. Frankly, we’re often too hard on ourselves which, consequently, increases stress making diabetes management even more challenging.
Here are some lessons from a talk Toby did with clinical psychologist and fellow person-with-diabetes Dr. Beverly Adler. See if any (or how many) of Dr. Adler’s “cognitive distortions apply to you. Spoiler alert, most of these apply to us all now and then.