August 2, 2016

How To Keep The ANTS (Automatic Negative Thoughts)Away From Your Mind?????

The world around us is constantly bombarded with fear and bad news that triggers our Automatic Negative Thoughts—ANTS. Whenever we switch on the TV or surf the social media, we always find doom and gloom stories dominate the headlines that forcefully take our focus towards negative thoughts. Every thought we have, releases chemicals in the brain. Positive thoughts release chemicals that help us feel happy & calm and negative thoughts release chemicals that make us feel stressed & sad.

3 Steps to Kill These ANTS

  1. Write it down: When any Automatic Negative Thought start roaming around in your mind, write it down to clearly identify it.
  2. Investigate: Ask yourself, are these thoughts even true?
  3. Talk back: If you discover that these negative thoughts are false, talk back to them! Tell these thoughts you know they aren’t true or adopt the “So What” Mantra.

Practice these steps each time you feel automatic thoughts entering your brain. By labeling, investigating, and then talking back to your automatic negative thoughts, you’ll surely Experience Happiness.

Minakshi Bajaj

Medivisual Healthworld

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