Thought patterns that increase anxiety: Psychologist explains | Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Thought patterns that increase anxiety: Psychologist explains

Published on Jun 12, 2024 02:05 PM IST
  • From all-or-nothing thinking to mental filtering, here are a few thought patterns that can increase anxiety.
1 / 5
Certain thought patterns can contribute to feelings of stress and anxiety. "Did you know that certain thought patterns can actually increase your anxiety? Thoughts, emotions, and behaviors are all connected. To shift an emotion or behavior, examine your thoughts for any patterns," wrote Psychologist Carolyn Rubenstein.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 12, 2024 02:05 PM IST

Certain thought patterns can contribute to feelings of stress and anxiety. "Did you know that certain thought patterns can actually increase your anxiety? Thoughts, emotions, and behaviors are all connected. To shift an emotion or behavior, examine your thoughts for any patterns," wrote Psychologist Carolyn Rubenstein.(Unsplash)

2 / 5
Overestimating and underestimating: We often overestimate the effect of harm and danger and underestimate our ability to cope with it. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 12, 2024 02:05 PM IST

Overestimating and underestimating: We often overestimate the effect of harm and danger and underestimate our ability to cope with it. (Unsplash)

3 / 5
Often we feel more anxious at night. People who struggle with anxiety have a difficult time dealing with it at night. Excessive worry and the sense of fear creeps into the mind and people have a tough time managing their thoughts. Overthinking makes things worse. But why do we experience more anxiety at night? Psychologist Avi Sanders shared a few reasons.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 12, 2024 02:05 PM IST

Often we feel more anxious at night. People who struggle with anxiety have a difficult time dealing with it at night. Excessive worry and the sense of fear creeps into the mind and people have a tough time managing their thoughts. Overthinking makes things worse. But why do we experience more anxiety at night? Psychologist Avi Sanders shared a few reasons.(Unsplash)

4 / 5
Magical thinking: This is a pattern in OCD, where a person believes that if they think of something, that can have an impact in their real lives. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 12, 2024 02:05 PM IST

Magical thinking: This is a pattern in OCD, where a person believes that if they think of something, that can have an impact in their real lives. (Unsplash)

5 / 5
All-or-nothing thinking: In this thought pattern, a person either believes in the good or the bad of a situation. They constantly reside in the extremities in their thoughts. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 12, 2024 02:05 PM IST

All-or-nothing thinking: In this thought pattern, a person either believes in the good or the bad of a situation. They constantly reside in the extremities in their thoughts. (Unsplash)

SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Tuesday, July 23, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On