4 Examples of Self-Gaslighting vs Overthinking

You might have already heard about and what is, but do you know what is self gaslighting? Gaslighting yourself is literally when you gaslight yourself. When you gaslight yourself, you tell yourself things to feel better or worse when in reality things are not what you think. When you gaslight yourself, it is very easy to lie to yourself. on the other hand could be a form of self gaslighting when you repeat to yourself something over and over. However, in our case, we want to differentiate or rumination from self-gaslighting. Watch this video to see if it makes sense!

So, are you gaslighting yourself? Here are a few signs:

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