Monday, November 14, 2022
“I think of catastrophizing, or catastrophic thinking, as envisioning what you’d expect to happen in a horror movie. Your mind goes to that worst-possible-case scenario and plays it over and over again, which can trigger huge levels of anxiety.”
– Julie Smith, DClinPsy –
Your brain is the ultimate “If this then that“ analysis engine. It’s a highly valuable skill yet, left unchecked, will absolutely drag you beneath the waterline. If you’re prone to “catastrophizing”, though, there are ways to prevent from drowning in these thoughts. To learn more, Click here for the article ‘I’m a Clinical Psychologist, and Here’s How To Spot—And Halt—Catastrophic Thoughts in Their Tracks.’
Stay safe. Stay healthy. Be strong. Lead well.