Hello EVA SAMARANCH Thanks for your feedback.
I’m sorry if you feel I’m trying to mislead people.
To clarify, I didn’t say there was a causation effect. The behaviors you mentioned above are correlated but not caused by “introspection.”
The word “introspection” creates confusion. Another mindfulness based therapy (ACT- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) talks about defusion as way to separate ourselves from our thoughts as I wrote here:
- Looking at thoughts rather than from your thoughts
- Noticing thoughts rather than being caught up in them
- Letting thoughts come and go rather than holding on to them
I wouldn’t consider that “introspection” but others people might.
Here’s some research on introspection that was linked on the article:
Dr. Tasha Eurich about the right/ wrong way to do introspection:
The right way to be introspective (yes, there's a wrong way)
It was Tuesday evening around 11pm. Holed up in my dark office, I sat staring at a set of freshly analyzed data. A few…
A piece of research that shows that the process of self-reflection and insights are independent: