Mental health

“Should” You Worry About Things?

A little while ago I did a post about the worry tree as a tool for managing worry, and my friends at WeDIDIt mentioned that the idea the worry is productive can be a trap that leads to endless worry and rumination. Hence this post – "should" you worry, ruminate, self-criticize, or engage in other… Continue reading “Should” You Worry About Things?

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What Is… Rumination

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is rumination. According to the response styles theory, rumination involves the passive, repetitive focus on the nature of one's own distress and its causes and potential consequences.  It's self-referential, meaning it's focused on one's own thoughts and feeling,… Continue reading What Is… Rumination