TAM+ EP5 Rumination: I Can't Get This Thought Out Of My Head

In this episode of TAM+, hosts Duane and Eric delve into the concept of rumination, shedding light on its impact and providing practical strategies to navigate it. They define rumination as repetitive thought patterns, often negative, that loop incessantly in our minds. Through insightful conversation, they dissect different types of rumination, such as brooding, intrusive, reflective, and deliberate, each with its own nuances and effects. They discuss how rumination can lead to anxiety and depression and offer actionable advice on breaking free from its grip. By embracing mindfulness, welcoming intrusive thoughts, and engaging in activities that demand full attention, listeners can begin to mitigate the effects of rumination and regain mental clarity. Are you struggling with negative thoughts? Get the $7 eBook “I Can’t Get This Thought Out Of My Head: 5 Ways To Conquer Rumination” Get The eBook Here. Key Topics Bullet Points: Defining rumination and its impact on mental health The difference between rumination and reflection Types of rumination: brooding, intrusive, and deliberate Strategies to manage and overcome rumination The importance of mindfulness and physical activity in breaking the rumination cycle Timestamps of Key Moments: [00:00] Introduction to rumination with Duane and Eric Osterlind [01:10] Personal experiences with rumination [03:09] Understanding the negative impact of rumination [07:20] Different types of rumination explained [11:17] Strategies to manage rumination effectively [15:15] Combining mindfulness with cognitive and physical strategies [18:07] Resources and final thoughts on managing rumination Follow and Review Us: We’d love for you to follow us if you haven’t yet. Click that purple ‘+’ in the top right corner of your Apple Podcasts app. We’d love it even more if you could drop a review or 5-star rating over on Apple Podcasts. Simply select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” then a quick line with your favorite part of the episode. It only takes a second and it helps spread the word about the podcast. Supporting Resources: If you live in California and are looking for counseling or therapy, please check out our group pratice Novus Mindful Life Counseling and Recovery Center NovusMindfulLife.com https://theaddictedmind.com/ We want to hear from you. Leave us a message or ask us a question: https://www.speakpipe.com/addictedmind Disclaimer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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