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How do you stop (without medication) constant anxious/obsessive thoughts?

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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Acceptance

Trying to stop thoughts can actually lead to "thought-rebounding" or even more of the unwanted thoughts.
Problem-solving, acceptance, and cognitive restructuring are behaviors that can help reduce anxiety. How about labeling these thoughts as "boring" and following your curiosity? Seeing a therapist is recommended if you want professional help. You might also try a book with good suggestions.

In brief: Acceptance

Trying to stop thoughts can actually lead to "thought-rebounding" or even more of the unwanted thoughts.
Problem-solving, acceptance, and cognitive restructuring are behaviors that can help reduce anxiety. How about labeling these thoughts as "boring" and following your curiosity? Seeing a therapist is recommended if you want professional help. You might also try a book with good suggestions.
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Dr. Lawrence Smith
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Psychotherapy

Ask yourself what environmental and interpersonal stressors you face during your waking hours, and whether or not you find yourself obsessing about them at night, which could be resulting in sleep loss.
Consider going to a reputable psychotherapist for stress management therapy, and exploration of non-biochemical sources of anxiety.

In brief: Psychotherapy

Ask yourself what environmental and interpersonal stressors you face during your waking hours, and whether or not you find yourself obsessing about them at night, which could be resulting in sleep loss.
Consider going to a reputable psychotherapist for stress management therapy, and exploration of non-biochemical sources of anxiety.
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