Welcome to my "12 Cognitive Distortion" series! I'm Dr. Debra Dupree, and I'm excited to take you on a journey into conflict resolution and negotiation. Ever wondered why even smart people can struggle in conflicts? It's a common puzzle, but together, we'll figure it out. Conflicts have a way of stirring up our emotions and triggering complex reactions in our brains. It can make even the brightest individuals feel stuck and not at their best. But don't worry, I've got the answer: cognitive distortions.I'll walk you through these 12 distortions that can get in the way of effective conflict resolution. Understanding them will give you the tools to handle conflicts with confidence and professionalism. Let's dive in!