Another Blog Post on Mental Health ~

Short-Circuit the Anxiety Loop

A common thought process in anxiety is “catastrophizing.” In a split second, our thoughts leap to the some of the worst possible scenarios, or catastrophes, for whatever we’re worried about. Those thoughts generate worry and fear and consume our focus. Our minds become stuck in a loop of anxiety that wears down a rut in our thoughts. It’s hard to escape and think about anything else. When we want to change this cycle of anxiety-increasing-anxiety, we have to find a way to jump out of that rut and change our thought processes.