Health Tip: Focus on the Positive
And don't dwell on the negative
(HealthDay News) -- Dwelling on your problems and getting stuck on negative emotions can worsen depression and anxiety.
The American Psychological Association offers these suggestions:
- Pray or meditate to block out negative thoughts.
- When negative emotions arise, think about eliminating their causes in a more positive way.
- If your goals aren't realistic, set more attainable goals.
- Find new ways to boost your self-esteem.
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