You’ll see that throughout this blog, they ways to get rid of intrusive thoughts and anxiety is NOT by trying to stop them but let them fade away.
And they fade away after you take care of whatever is causing you anxiety, getting stress items off your plate, finding alternative ways of looking at other mainstay stress items, rebuilding the strength in your body etc.
Intrusive Thoughts are but a symptom of anxiety. A nasty, scary symptom that makes you feel like you’ll lose control and do something crazy or stupid.
Here’s where this is leading. To stop intrusive thoughts, lower the anxiety, and slow your mind down, you need to find out what is going on behind the scenes.
Some say ‘what is the root cause’.
I’d like to expand on that and tell you it’s not easily seen. there could be things deep in your psyche that you don’t even notice.
And for me, it’s perfectionism and performance addiction. Everything had to be perfect. My day had to be filled with victory after victory. And never being happy that I got enough done, or that it was perefect enough.
I termed it my ‘gotta do’ attitude.
So, why do I share this? Because you may be wondering how to get rid of intrusive thoughts, you realize there may be something else going on but what could it be?
So, if you see anything that relates to you in this article, then I gave you something to think about. Something good to think about because now you know where it all comes from and may decide to go to the library and read a book on it to see if it really is what is behind your Intrusive thoughts and Anxiety.