The first thing I do is make an appointment with my therapist, but there are other things I do, too.
Walking around the block or going on a walk until I stop thinking works since the act of “thinking” itself is the reason I’m unhappy in the first place.
Listening to Abraham-Hicks on YouTube or in the car on a CD is pretty cool.
Buying a cheeseburger to eat helps.
Reading a book is one of the best things to do for sure, but not always easy for me to do even though I own a Kindle Fire Tablet and have the OverDrive library app installed.
Ten jumping jacks works like gangbusters if I can just get up and do it.
I sometimes play video games, but not that often because those are addictive and it waste lots of time. Movies and TV shows are a great way to zone out, but again can waste lots of time.
What I’d really like to know is why I find it so difficult to stop and take a deep breath? Meditation is hard for me to practice.
I’ve found my favorite thing to do when I’m unhappy or thinking negatively is free write about whatever’s on my m
I see how some people online like to make jokes about writing “not” being a therapeutic activity, but these people really don’t know what they’re talking about and honestly I go out of my way to avoid reading blog posts slanted in this way.
I talk more about the subject of thinking too much in my YouTube Video, “Thinking too much is stupid — Duh!”
Listen to DJ Mixes.
Buy a T-Shirt.