A liberating point - thoughts are NOT facts. Why you need to let them go. (CBT Expert advice)

A liberating point - thoughts are NOT facts. Why you need to let them go. (CBT Expert advice)

For some, thoughts can generate a great deal of negative emotion and can become pesky and persistent. Learning that they are all ‘just thoughts’ and that you can let the control over them go, despite the feeling they generate in you, can feel like a liberating life skill. You can’t stop them from appearing, but you can stop them from bothering you

You can ride the wave of anxiety and panic

You can ride the wave of anxiety and panic

The less you engage with the feelings of anxiety, the quicker the will go. Noticing the feeling, labelling it and then carrying on in spite of it, means you are not fuelling it further but allowing it to run its natural course. The feelings will go if you learn to ride them rather than fight them.