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How To Break The Cycle Of Negative Thinking

Write it down.

Putting our thoughts in writing - with actual pen and paper, not just typing - can be a powerful way to force ourselves to reckon with our feelings.

For example, let’s imagine Ben takes some time to describe his feelings on paper. He may believe that he is truly unlucky and there’s no chance he’ll find another job. But the simple process of writing these thoughts can help him slow down, think, and re-evaluate the validity of those thoughts.

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Talk to someone.

As we voice our thoughts and feelings to someone we trust, we may find ourselves re-thinking our opinion as we speak.

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How To Break The Cycle Of Negative Thinking

Fill your mind with positive thoughts.

Negative feelings like self-doubt and self-pity can quickly spiral out of control. Focusing on positive thoughts can help us find balance.

For example, Ben could make a list of potential positive consequences from losing his job:...

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