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One of the most common things I get asked about is overthinking. Your brain’s incessant need to predict every possible situation, plan for the absolute worst case scenario, try to control every tiny variable of a situation, and so on is rooted not in the mind, but in the body. It is fueled by nervous system dysregulation. Overthinking is also one of the most common things we associate with anxiety and even depression. In this episode we will talk about how and why you overthink and what you can do to calm down or quiet those spiraling thoughts. Hit play to learn more!
✨ 3 Takeaways from this episode:
AWARENESS: What flavor of overthinking do you default to most often? Replaying the past (rumination) or catastrophizing about the future? Use this awareness to catch yourself falling into that downward thought spiral a little sooner.
4 tools to stop overthinking:
If you still find yourself having a hard time reversing the overthinking spiral, get support. There’s likely an underlying need, belief, or level of dysregulation that you might need support in untangling to get to the root of the constant overthinking. As always, I’d love to support you more intimately inside one of my coaching programs you’re looking for more personalized support. This is a lot of the work we do inside my 1:1 anxiety & depression coaching program & monthly mental health membership.
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