Trapped in Your Own Thoughts?
How many people in the world are, at this very moment, trapped in their own thoughts of their own reality?
Common signs of being trapped in your mind:
• Overthinking everything
• Being emotionally reactive
• Losing track of time
• Constantly analyzing the past or fearing the future
• Poor concentration levels
• Sore muscles
• Sleep problems
Three steps that can help you stop feeling trapped in your mind:
◊ Help to train the mind to focus on the present moment
(i.e. mindfulness, meditation)
◊ Increase the intake of oxygen
(i.e., getting fresh air, practicing deep breathing, exercising, or getting sweaty on my myoga mat); and
◊ Release and clear thoughts
(i.e., daily journaling, talking to a close friend, brain dump).
Some of these are SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN methods for calming and/or rewiring the brain, which might be comforting for you to know.