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Create boundaries

Create boundaries

Remember the wonderful phrase: "First time, shame on you; the second time, shame on me." It perfectly describes responsibility and the importance of boundaries, it allows you to use each encounter to learn something about yourself and the other person so you can change the way things go in the future.

instead of blaming the other person for hurting you, you come up with solutions that will prevent the same situation from occurring twice. Where might you say no earlier, or protect yourself more in the future? Rather than remaining hurt or angry, come from a place of strength and understanding.


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Understanding rumination

Understanding rumination

Rumination is compromised of two separate variables:

  • Reflection: The reflection part of rumination can actually be somewhat helpful as reflecting on a problem can lead you to a solution. Also, reflecting on certain events can help you process strong emotions associate...


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If you're like most people, you've had the experience of obsessing over something stresfull that happened in your day. It may be a problem that replays itself in your mind over&over with no acceptable solution in sight. When these thoughts turn more negative and brooding, that's known as ...


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Hypertension and Rumination

Hypertension and Rumination

A link also has been found between rumination and hypertension. Rumination may prolong the stress response, which increases the negative impact of stress on the heart.

Because of the health risks involved with hypertension, it’s particularly important to combat rumination and find healthy s...


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Overcoming rumination

Overcoming rumination

So why do people obsess over things? It appears that different people obsess over things for different reasons, and some people are more prone to it than others. Some people want to make sense of a situation, but can't seem to understand or accept it, so they keep replaying it.

Some people ...


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The negative effects of rumination

Rumination start innocently, it's your mind's attempt to make sense and move on form a frustrating situation. However, rumination can catch you in a circular, self-perpetuating loop of frustration and stress.

It's important to find ways of catching rumination before...


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Stress based on Rumination

Stress based on Rumination

Studies have shown that rumination can raise your cortisol levels, signifying a physical response to stress resulting from rumination

Cortisol is a steroid hormone that regulates a wide range of vital processes throughout the body, including metabolism and the immune re...


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Be conscious of bad rumination

Be conscious of bad rumination

Personal reflection can be a helpful way to process emotions and experiences, but it can be harmful to your mental well-being when it turns into rumination. If you feel like rumination is affecting your state of mind. take these ideas above in to account!


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Establish a time limit

Establish a time limit

It can be helpful to get support and validation from your friends, but too much dissucsion of wrongs perpetrated by other can lead to a dynamic in your relationships that's negative and gossipy and lends to more reinforcement of the frustration of the situation than finding solutions and closure....


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Keep an open mind

It's suggested by more than a few therapists that what really tweaks us in others may be a mere reflection of what we don't accept ourselves.

when you think about what the other person did to make u angry, can you try and draw on a similar experience in yourself to help better appreciate th...


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