Let’s think about how often we tend to replay the same thoughts over and over in our head. Thoughts that are nowhere near pleasant of course; on the contrary, we tend to particularly focus on a stressful or unpleasant event that belongs in the past. This process, also known as rumination, can be detrimental to mental health.
Rumination can also be about focusing on something that will happen in the future and worrying about it. The process of replaying the same negative thoughts can hugely impact on your mood and behaviour. It can create anxiety and rob you of having a carefree happy present.
Time to talk about the good stuff now. Clearing your mind helps you focus better on what matters, improves your state of mind and your overall wellness. Let’s see how we can try and eliminate the habit of rumination by using some simple yet effective ideas.
Here's a photo to help you with number 4.