Obsessive thoughts

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Does anyone else get plagued by obsessive negative thoughts? And has anyone got any tips on how to shake them?

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    I do all the time. feels like i'm the only one. The worst is the insignificance i feel sometimes/ lack of purpose. 

    It helps to remember that these thoughts will pass. Think about them, understand them, don't reject them. The more you reject them the more they fester until you break down. It helps to write them down smile

    I like to tell my self that one day I will feel completely happy and all of these thoughts will be forgotten. 

    Hope it helps! 

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      You really do think your the only one when your going through it but really your not😔 I obbsess over everything and the stupidest things! Its so annoying😩 Thanks for the advice means a lot!x

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      Girl i have been going through the same thing for a couple of months now! I'm thinking about trying to find a new hobby lol. I read somewhere that redirecting your thoughts can be very successful! xx

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      Its so horrible because it gets me sooo down😰 Like it stems from seeing something scary or negative on the tv that i dont be able to get it off my mind or thinking theres something wrong with me or thinking im going crazy! Im not working at the moment so that makes it worse i have too much time to think😩Xx

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    I too am going through the same process I have spoken to my gp who is going to refer me to a counsellor until then I don't know what to suggest hun other than your not alone. Are you worrying about anything specific?

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      Hey and i know i just need to keep telling myself that😔 Theres nothing in particular but i obbsess over everything and the littlest stupidest things! I obbsess thinking that im just going to get worse and lose my mind completely x

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      I know exactly what you mean. No sooner do you have one thought sorted then another pops in your head and you feel like your on a hamster wheel and cant get off. Life is stressful enough but is there anything specific in your life that has you stressed more than normal? I find when my routine has changed my anxiety heightens x
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      Its the littlest stupidest things i stress and obsess over😭 I think not working and having no income of money and it coming so close to christmas is whats stressing me out completely😔 I also feel the winter weather brings me down big time x

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    I get them bad. YouTube videos on how to control your obsess thinking helps. Always remember, a thought is nothing more than a thought. Thoughts come and go all day long for every person on earth, some good and some bad. When we give our attention to one thought, that's what the anxiety feeds on. Ask yourself, "what evidence do I have that this thought is true? If I had to go to court today and give the judge evidence that this will actually happen, would I have enough for the judge to agree that this thought is true?" The only real evidence is that you think it. My therapist gave me that to use and I find it very helpful.

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