It just seems that things are mostly going okay but my brain with perseverate over a little thing that truthfully doesn’t require my attention. How do I make my brain focus on all that is good? The little things make me question all that is good. I have the superpower of turning unimportant things into huge mountains I can’t climb. Am I afraid to accept the possibility of good things happening?
It’s one of the cognitive distortions called:
Another distorted thought pattern is the tendency to ignore positives and focus exclusively on negatives.
Interpreting circumstances using a negative mental filter is not only inaccurate, it can worsen anxiety and depression symptoms.
You can retrain your brain to include thoughts about all the positive things.
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