How To Stop Living In the Past When You Don’t Want To
Author & Video – Emma Triplett
How frustrating is it when you just can’t get something or someone out of your head and however much it hurts, makes you miserable or annoys you, it is still there day after day.
Negative introspecting about the past, yourself or your life is one of the characteristics of depression or it could be a sign that you are heading that way but the good news is that you can change it.
They are your thoughts and your mind so although it doesn’t seems like it much of the time, you can take back control and retrain your brain so it lets go of the past and leaves it in the past where it belongs, giving your the freedom to move on with your life.
The first step it to understand and accept that it is your brain and you can change it, this will empower you to start taking the practical steps to make that change happen. If you do nothing at all, your mind will keep lapsing into patterns of thought behaviour, a bit like a well worn track or path, so taking a different path is going to take a bit of effort on your part. As soon as you accept this and willingly, happily start making a positive effort, things will begin to change quickly.
However, if you get involved in negative thought patterns of ‘I can’t’ or ‘I don’t know what to do’ or ‘it’s hard’ then you will give up before you start. Of course it’s hard, anything worthwhile takes effort, but focus on how good life is going to become when you are embracing your new future instead of living in the past when you don’t want to.
Focus on what you do want, not what you don’t want.
The next step is then to find new things to replace the past thoughts with. Think of it like re-reading old chapters in a book, if you’ve got nothing new and exciting enough to motivate you into picking up a new book to read, out of boredom you will just pick up the old book again. Your brain is similar, if you don’t give it something new and interesting to do, it will lapse back to the old, whether the old makes you happy or not.
If you don’t know what exciting new things to be interested in, you are normal, finding something new is the hardest part, but there are things you can do to help yourself. First of all recognise that it is up to you, no one else is going to come along and do this for you, it is your responsibility, then just start arranging as many random things to do as you can. You don’t have to like them all, the important thing is to put yourself out of your comfort zone and do something different.
- Spend time with people,
- Get out of the house,
- Find something that interests you where you can volunteer
- Start a new hobby
- Learn something new
The list is endless, you just need to start thinking in terms of ‘what can I do?’, ‘what would I like?’, ‘what do I enjoy?’, ‘what am I good at?’
Then finally start putting one foot in front of the other metaphorically and literally and start doing new things.
Before you know it, one day you will realise you haven’t thought about the past all day!
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If you are suffering from anxiety and depression, now is the time to take action and get your life back on track!
Lower Anxiety Lift Depression will explain the reason for anxiety and depression so you understand what you can do to deal with the issues that are restricting your life, realise you can take control and recover quickly.
The first step is to understand why anxiety or depression develops. Many people feel the reason for their issues is down to a specific problem or event that has deeply moved them; for example, the break-up of a relationship, financial problems, or illness. But, these are things that are worrying them, they are not the reason for anxiety or depression.
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With Lower Anxiety Lift Depression, you can be happy, calm, motivated, stress-free and in control.
The Good News After the Bad
Depression and anxiety stem from chemical reactions in the brain. The bad news is that they cannot be seen and they are not always easy to understand. But the good news is that they can be controlled by you (no prescription medication necessary).
Take steps to recognise what has gone wrong and identify what needs to change and it is possible to learn what needs to be done to take control.
This video series is perfect for anyone who is ready to take responsibility for themselves and their life and is prepared to open their mind to learning new ways of dealing with things. Now is the time to enrol on the course Lower Anxiety Lift Depression.
Understanding Anxiety and Depression
When someone is in the grip of anxiety or depression, their brain gets stuck in a mode that is meant for dealing with crisis, emergency and danger. That’s why they might feel like they are going round and round in circles, doing the same thing over and again not able to break free of the thought patterns or are too scared to try anything different in case it doesn’t work or something even worse happens. Worrying about the worst case scenario or feeling nothing will every work are typical thought patterns for anxiety and depression, the difference between the two is that people with anxiety tend to worry and what-if about the future and people with depression negatively introspect about themselves, their life and the past. Many people do both and many develop other symptoms of anxiety and depression such as anger, suffer from sleep disorders, panic attacks, migraines, IBS, eating disorders, addictions, OCD, and so on.
Banish the Irrational Voices for Good
It helps to look at the situation as having two voices inside our head. The logical, rational, intellectual part of our mind battles against the irrational, emotional, primitive part. This is the part that imagines the worst possible scenario to prepare us for what could go wrong. Someone suffering from depression or anxiety is likely to be letting the irrational, emotional, primitive part of their mind win the argument.
But it can be quietened. It is possible to banish it for good and put the logical, rational, intellectual part back in control.
Lower Anxiety, Lift Depression. A seven-day video course that will help get the real you back.
What to Expect From Lower Anxiety Lift Depression
– A video delivered to your inbox every day for seven days
– A special bonus video module on day eight
– A free self-hypnosis MP3 track
– A recommended reading list to guide you if you want more information
– One-to-one email support from Emma Triplett, DPH, HPD, MNCH(Reg), AfSFH, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Psychologist & Life Coach
– A money back guarantee if you are not happy about what you receive for any reason.
– Full course lesson plan that you can do at your own speed or refer back to as many times as you like.
With this course you will learn
– why we develop anxiety and/or depression
– how the brain works, explained in an unscientific way everyone will understand
– how we influence the world around us, good and bad, just by our thoughts
– how your hormones and neurotransmitters are affected and how you can directly influence that to become happy, calm, motivated, stress free and in control.
– strategies of how to deal with toxic people around you more effectively.
– what makes you tick and where it all goes right or wrong for you.
– why something needs to change in your life
– what needs to change
– your fundamental needs as a human being and why, when this goes wrong, anxiety and/or depression can develop.
Who should take this course
– Lower Anxiety Lift Depression is for people who are suffering from anxiety and/or depression and experiencing symptoms such as anger, insomnia & sleep disorders, panic attacks, OCD, IBS, eating disorders, addictions or migraine and headaches,
– People who want to understand why they have anxiety and depression (it probably not what you think)
– Those who want to learn what they can do to take control and be ‘normal’ again.
How does it work?
Starting today you will receive a video lesson a day for seven days, plus a bonus module that you can keep and refer to whenever you need. Each lesson is delivered at the same time each day and you will receive the first lesson instantly in your inbox, even if it’s 2am. You will also receive a full lesson plan so if you miss a lesson, need to refer back or even if you are keen and want to work ahead you can access any of the lessons whenever is convenient for you.
With lesson 1 you will also receive a free hypnotherapy MP3 download to use along side this course with full instructions of how to use it so you can maximise its benefits. You will also receive a ‘Wednesday’s Thought’ every week which is midweek inspiration for you to ponder and on Saturdays I send you the weekly article which has been inspired by readers or guest writers on topics that help you go through life more easily.
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7 day video course for anxiety and depression is one of a new range of courses with the option of selecting how much you want to pay. No matter how much you pay, you’ll be getting the same course as everybody else. We simply trust that people are honest and will support the author of the course with whatever they can afford. And if you are not 100% satisfied, we will refund your money.