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How to stop overthinking

stop overthinking

If you’re anything like me, you find it hard to stop overthinking. I worry about what others think of me, I worry about what might happen in the future…I just worry! There are times when I find it almost impossible to stop overthinking but there are specific strategies that you can use to reduce the amount of time you spend …

7 tips for coping with modern day stress

    7 tips for coping with modern day stress Stress is unavoidable in today’s world. There are bills to pay, debt, traffic jams. difficult people, relationship issues – the list is infinite. Finding ways to cope with modern day stress will put you ahead of the pack in terms of effectiveness, happiness levels and quality of life. Here’s how: …

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How to stop overthinking everything

If you’re anything like me, and many others for that matter, you tend to overthink. It’s amazing just how much time we spend ‘up in our heads’ rather than living our lives mindfully. Have you ever driven to work and then wondered how you got there? if that’s the case – it’s because you were lost in your thoughts. It’s …

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What you didn’t know about worry

We worry because we are afraid of uncertainty. Considering that uncertainty is a fact of life, worry is sure to be a major component of our lives. But it doesn’t have to be… What you didn’t know about worry may surprise you. We worry in an attempt to reduce uncertainty. Many people believe that worry keeps them safe. They believe …

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Staying sane in an insane world

I don’t know about you, but my sanity gets challenged on a daily basis.  I have often looked for the answer on how to stay sane in an insane world. Rude people, queues, money worries, relationship challenges – being a counsellor doesn’t mean that I’m not in this ‘soup’ like everyone else. I have learned a few strategies over the …

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Strategies for worry

  Strategies for worry We all worry too much and strategies for worry can be a useful ‘tool’ to help you navigate life a little better. Always remember that thoughts aren’t facts and get into the habit of regularly challenging your thinking – you may be way off the mark and upsetting yourself unnecessarily. Notice the worrisome thoughts and try …

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The curse of thought

  The curse of thought Your thoughts and beliefs have the power to create heaven or hell for you. The thoughts you choose to listen to and focus on influence the quality of your life. The curse of thought is something we all have to manage. Thoughts will continue to enter your mind, some invited and some uninvited. You can’t …