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Negative Thinking and Depression

Posted on April 27, 2018

Negative thoughts can play in a constant loop in our minds because of depression. Intrusive thoughts, self-doubt, and blame can take us, hostage, if not fought with healthy coping mechanisms.

On MyDepressionTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with depression, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Negative thinking is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some conversations about negative thinking:

• A member shares her experience with cognitive restructuring in detail.

Mentally I'm struggling to concentrate because my mind is cluttered with very negative thoughts to my assignments.

I keep feeling something negative is going to happen. I must learn to enjoy good things and not feel like I don't deserve them!

Here are some question and answer threads about negative thinking:

How do I stop my negative thoughts?

How do you avoid negative thoughts in the car?

Does anyone know how to stop compulsive negative thoughts that keep running in an endless loop in your brain?

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyDepressionTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I'm so sorry! That's what I did after my Mom passed away. I was catatonic for a year. Hang in there ok?

posted about 1 month ago

hug

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