The mind is a powerful tool, and it can impact your stress levels powerfully, too. Much of the time, we focus on how your mind may work to exacerbate your experience of stress without your realizing it. (And, if you missed it, I've included plenty about that here!) But your mind can also help you relieve stress, and we're focusing on that today, too. So if you don't MIND (ha ha!), I invite you to learn more about the ways in which you can use your mind to relieve stress.
- Cognitive Therapy for Stress Relief
How do therapists help you use your mind to relieve stress? Here's the main information you should know.
- Common Forms of Distorted Thinking
How does your mind play tricks on you to keep you feeling stressed? (Actually, it means well!) Here are some of the most common cognitive distortions that many of us fall prey to. Which ones sound familiar to you?
- Cognitive Restructuring Techniques
How can you trick your mind back? Here are some techniques for seeing things in a less-stressful way!