Mistake #4: Ruminating - Deepstash

Mistake #4: Ruminating

Many people identify with the experience of waking up already worrying about all the tasks and stressful things that are upcoming. All the things we worry about fall into one of three categories: unimportant, unlikely or uncontrollable.

When you start the day in a negative thought loop, the thoughts are more likely to spiral into a vortex of negative emotions that affect your mood and your day. That’s why exposing yourself to the news first thing is a rubbish way to start the day. As humans, we’re programmed with a negative bias and our systems naturally respond by pumping out stress hormones.


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