with a 2 minute distraction. According to Guy Winch, one of the most harmful psychological habits we have is rumination. How many of us obsess over the past or worry about the future? How many of us can’t stop our racing minds? It takes practice to conquer our tendency to stew in negative thoughts. One way to practice is to choose a 2 minute distraction to resist the urge to ruminate. Go for a walk, play on your phone, pet your dog…I found this fun one the other day: weavesilk. Mental health takes just as much (if not more) work than physical health. Make a list of your favorite things to take your mind off upsetting thoughts so you have them handy and over time choosing to put your focus on the positive will get easier.
is this one by Marconi Union according to studies: Band creates the most relaxing tune ever. The article says that with this song, “there is no repeating melody, which allows your brain to completely switch off because you are no longer trying to predict what is coming next.” Considering most pop songs have refrains, I found that interesting. What do you think?
can be helpful during stressful times even when coming from a potato.
so you can try this stretch to antidote that.