Challenging Thoughts 1

OCD and addiction

I find in my work as a counsellor that helping people with “overthinking”, with challenging thoughts and obsessive thoughts and behaviours is a very large part of my work. Most of us worry at times that “I’m not good enough” … Read more

Beating Obsessive Thoughts

Beating Obsessive Thoughts

 

This is the fourth in a series of blogs about obsessive thoughts which can interfere greatly with our emotional well-being. One powerful way to beat them is visualising your mind in the following way:

Imagine yourself standing on a … Read more

Obsessive Thoughts

Obsessive Thoughts - The 5 Step Approach

 

As my previous blog explained, we all get intrusive thoughts from time to time but usually we are able to quickly distract ourselves and move on. However if the thoughts become more than fleeting, if they become powerful and … Read more

Intrusive Thoughts 2

Obsessive Thoughts 2

Invasive or intrusive thoughts are completely normal. Studies have shown that almost all of us experience unwanted thoughts on a daily basis. However, we can usually find ways to distract ourselves – they don’t interfere with our lives. Sometimes however, … Read more

Intrusive Thoughts

Intrusive thoughts

Intrusive thoughts are normal!

Intrusive thoughts are completely normal. Studies have shown that almost all of us experience unwanted thoughts on a daily basis. However, we can usually find ways to distract ourselves – they don’t interfere with our lives.… Read more