USEFUL TO KNOW HOW TO DEAL WITH NEGATIVE THOUGHTS[MENTAL HEALTH]
When you’ve recorded your negative thoughts for a week or two , you shoild have a clearer picture of the kind of negative automatic thoughts that trouble you .
Now we need to think about how to deal with them. The first and the easieast techniques is simply to try to distract yourself. This may be most useful if you have many negative automatic thoughts throughout the day . By doing other things that keep your mind busy, you leave less room for the negative automatic thoughts to occupy ypur mind. Increasing your activity levels is a good way to distract yourself; read a book or magazine , go for a walk, listen to music or talk to a friend.
Activity is not the only way of distracting yourself from the negative automatic thoughts. You can also use a range of other methods , even in situations where activity is…
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