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How to Change Your Internal Perceptions

When you feel overwhelmed, try to focus on reframing the experience and see it from a different angle. Considering different interpretations of the situation often helps you take things less seriously and minimises the risk of overthinking things.

 

That drowning, overwhelmed feeling begins with perception. Perceptions are subjective interpretations of situations and events. How you perceive things determines how the situation will affect you.

 

If you perceive something to be inherently negative, you’re far more likely to have a bad time or be worried about it. So, flip this, and go into situations with an open and accepting mentality, seeing the situation from more than one angle and boosting your chances of having a great experience.

 

Practice this with the things you are afraid of or dislike, and who knows, your feelings might just change.

 

Your thoughts and feelings of being emotionally overwhelmed by life have an expiration date.

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