Catastrophic Thinking: When Your Mind Clings to Worst-Case Scenarios - Deepstash

Catastrophic Thinking: When Your Mind Clings to Worst-Case Scenarios

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The impending catastrophe in your mind

The worst-case scenario thinking is troublesome because it causes the very problem we're trying to prevent - an unpleasant or difficult situation.

How often does a ...

When your thoughts tip from realistic anxieties into unlikely scenarios, take note of it. Also, if your thoughts become catastrophic, notice if you're judging yourself: &qu...

While you can't control everything, you can consider realistic options.

If you're worried about flying, research the physics and statistics, and remind yourself...

The most effective way to overcome your fears is to face them.

If you fear flying, take a vacation where you have to fly. If you fear that you have a severe problem in ...

Working with a therapist can help to overcome your catastrophic thoughts.

Focusing on the worst-case scenario may mask a different problem. For example, a fear of flying mi...

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