List: A Therapist’s Guide to Stop Overthinking

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List: A Therapist’s Guide to Stop Overthinking

  • Acknowledge your fears and try to accept them.
  • Allow yourself a set amount of time to worry.
  • Avoid the internet and social media, especially self-diagnosing, online research and product reviews, co paring yourself to others, and the news.
  • Distract yourself by doing something different, moving to a new location.
  • Learn to relax your body and mind with activities such as meditation, exercise, listening to soothing music, massage, using aromatherapy, etc.
  • Let go of perfection. Strive for “good enough” rather than perfect.
  • “Name it to tame it. Interrupt the cycle of worry by acknowledging that you\\’re feeling anxious or overwhelmed.”,
  • Practice self-compassion and respond with kindness when you make a mistake.
  • Write down your worries.
A Therapist's Guide to Stop Overthinking
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