Anxiety Community
overthinking
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to generalized anxiety, anxiety and eating, anxiety and sleeping, mood swings, panic attacks and panic disorders.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

overthinking

Hi I responded to a post but thought i would share what seems to be helping for those who spend too much time thinking about thoughts and reacting to every little feeling or sensation, I tend to spend more time in my mind than in the real world, not a pretty place to live lol, anyway, i have found learning to be more in the now as invaluable to my managing this disorder. I have found Eckhart tolle most effective, my worn out book awakening to your lifes purpose grounds me when i notice that i am living in thought, Jon Kabit zin's medititation cd is something i do daily but learned i can only do for short periods of time, too far in and i freak myself out, but the tracks on sound and mind i do daily, the other is a book titled taming your gremlin is invaluable to noticing thougtht,  it inspired my painting that is my profile picture where thoughts are the clouds and to be in the now is to stand peacefully in the sunlight. It can be done, my spaces of peace are getting longer every day :)
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I too live in my mind a lot..I have to actually tell myself to stop thinking...my mind is always going...worrying from one thing to the next..Sometimes I'm so caught up in my own head I can't process what people are saying to me.....uggh...tiring to worry this much..my soul needs rest...help...some people wish for money and power and fame...I wish for peace of mind...
Blank
1492418_tn?1289152863
that was why i wrote the above, you might consider trying some of those things for some possible moments of peace of mind
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
6726276_tn?1421130268
Blank
CRSeaside commented on photo
40 mins ago
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
megpolcyn commented on Why You Might Have A ...
5 hrs ago
6726276_tn?1421130268
Blank
CRSeaside commented on Low-Fat or Low-Carboh...
12 hrs ago
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Anxiety Tracker
Track Anxiety Symptoms
Start Tracking Now
Top Anxiety Answerers
358304_tn?1409713092
Blank
cnote
na, MO
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
birdie0907
Calgary, AB
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
michigan07
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
cj29
GA
480448_tn?1403547723
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
Anxiety Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
17 hrs ago by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Anxiety Answerers
358304_tn?1409713092
Blank
cnote
na, MO
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
birdie0907
Calgary, AB
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
michigan07
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
cj29
GA
480448_tn?1403547723
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA