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How to deal with difficult mental and emotional states when navigating the care experience.
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January 8th in MentalWellness
How rumination contributes to depression and anxiety

If you have a tendency to frequently replay difficult experiences over in your mind you're engaging in what is called rumination.

"Rumination refers to the tendency to repetitively think about the causes, situational factors, and consequences of ...

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Want to note the common theme of creating boundaries around ruminating behaviors. EleanorSilverberg notes having a space where she allows herself to ruminate and then let it go and others who have noted allowing specific blocks of time to allow ...

January 14th
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January 8th in MentalWellness
How rumination contributes to depression and anxiety

If you have a tendency to frequently replay difficult experiences over in your mind you're engaging in what is called rumination.

"Rumination refers to the tendency to repetitively think about the causes, situational factors, and consequences of ...

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If I am ruminating and worrying in the middle of the night, I get out of bed and go to my "worry spot" in my hallway. I take a stool and sit there and ruminate and worry until I am ready to get back into bed and go to sleep. I find this is helpful ...

January 14th
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January 11th in MentalWellness
Shaming yourself for shame - all emotions can be okay

This is a lofty piece but an important one that deals with, among other topics, the moralization of emotions.

"In this sense, every affect is an important window into a person’s current state, and thus an opportunity for health, growth, and ...

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Yes I agree, I come from a place of it's ok not to be ok, just don't dwell in the dark place alone. Reach out to loved ones.

January 11th
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Shaming yourself for shame - all emotions can be okay

This is a lofty piece but an important one that deals with, among other topics, the moralization of emotions.

"In this sense, every affect is an important window into a person’s current state, and thus an opportunity for health, growth, and ...

January 11th
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January 8th in MentalWellness
How rumination contributes to depression and anxiety

If you have a tendency to frequently replay difficult experiences over in your mind you're engaging in what is called rumination.

"Rumination refers to the tendency to repetitively think about the causes, situational factors, and consequences of ...

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My husband kicked me out after 20 years together. I have never been given a reason and he won't talk about it to this day...its been 13 years. I don't have closure so I'm stuck in limbo

January 11th
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January 10th in MentalWellness
Fighting the feeling of anxiety - a lose lose battle?

Our fight or flight instinct triggers a very strong response when faced with feelings of anxiety. Many will try to wrestle or grapple with that feeling which can exacerbate an anxious or panicky episode. Paying negative attention to an anxious ...

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This is a very interesting way of looking at anxiety !

January 10th
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Fighting the feeling of anxiety - a lose lose battle?

Our fight or flight instinct triggers a very strong response when faced with feelings of anxiety. Many will try to wrestle or grapple with that feeling which can exacerbate an anxious or panicky episode. Paying negative attention to an anxious ...

January 10th
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January 8th in MentalWellness
How rumination contributes to depression and anxiety

If you have a tendency to frequently replay difficult experiences over in your mind you're engaging in what is called rumination.

"Rumination refers to the tendency to repetitively think about the causes, situational factors, and consequences of ...

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Yes I certainly do this and know of many people around me who do the same. I find myself wanting to hide this type of behaviour: however, when I talk about my compulsive thought patterns with those I trust, it makes it a lot easier to let them go. ...

January 10th
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January 8th in MentalWellness
How rumination contributes to depression and anxiety

If you have a tendency to frequently replay difficult experiences over in your mind you're engaging in what is called rumination.

"Rumination refers to the tendency to repetitively think about the causes, situational factors, and consequences of ...

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I do this. Especially with work and what happened during the day. I am so afraid of making mistakes that when I do I dwell on them or what I could’ve done better. For me, I recognize when I am doing it and try to distfact myself with an activity ...

January 10th
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January 8th in MentalWellness
How rumination contributes to depression and anxiety

If you have a tendency to frequently replay difficult experiences over in your mind you're engaging in what is called rumination.

"Rumination refers to the tendency to repetitively think about the causes, situational factors, and consequences of ...

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Yes. Absolutely! I used to get trapped into this sort of thinking all the time. Now when something worries me and schedule a time to think about it and problem solve. I don't think about it again until the time I've scheduled to solve the problem.

January 9th
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