When something’s bothering you, you know that getting your mind off of it is easier said than done. In fact, research shows that when people are instructed not to think about a specific topic, it makes it even harder to get that topic out of their minds. But rehashing negative thoughts over and over in your head, also known as rumination, can be unpleasant and counterproductive—and in some cases, it can even lead to chronic depression.
Even though it may be hard to stop negative thoughts entirely, you can still learn to cope with them.
Here are 11 tips on how to stop negative thoughts. Give it a watch and leave a comment below.