How writing helps to overcome negative thoughts
Being stuck in a negative place is something I help people with on a daily basis. It is something that is far more common than most people think, so if you’re feeling this way don’t worry, I can tell you from my years of experience that you are most definitely not alone.
Lots of people are caught in a negative loop, constantly thinking negative thoughts and struggle to see a way out. With all the additional stresses of the modern world, it can really drag people down, where they feel as though they are in a rut and their mind always goes to negative thoughts first.
The best piece of advice I can give people when they feel like they have the blues is to write it out. Now this may sound a little strange but trust me, I find this a very effective message in dealing with these feelings. I always suggest that you should keep a little notepad and pen on you so you can record whenever you get into a negative headspace; or if you feel that a notebook isn’t your style, you can use the memo app on your phone and write it in there. The main point is just to recognise when you are feeling down and write it out.
The benefit to writing down when you feel negative is that eventually you will become aware and conscious of your negativity. One of the biggest problems is when people don’t even recognise what makes them upset, they just get caught up in the emotion and give in to the negativity. Writing down what thoughts you have which are negative and when it happens can help you get on top of controlling your mind. Being able to recognise when and what gets you down can help you better understand how to avoid slipping into that mode of thinking.
Being more aware of your thoughts can really help set your mind right and re enforce a more positive mindset. Remember though, this is not an overnight process, it will take time to fully change how you think, that is why consistency is very important. Having someone there with you who knows what you are going through can be a big help. That is why if you feel as though this negative mode of thinking is just taking too much of a toll on your mental health reach out and contact me, there is no need to fight it alone.
Positive thinking is at the forefront of every great success story. It has certainly helped all my clients and students turn their own life around so if you want to find out more about what I can do for you, book a FREE consultation with me.