How To Deal With Chronic Thoughts

In times of high stress, chronic thoughts can wreak havoc on our body, especially our immune system. Staying in a constant state of fight or flight can have negative effects on our body’s overall function. By focusing your mind on the present moment and noticing your current thoughts, you can relieve some of the stress.

Why won’t these thoughts go away?

Stress can lead the body to stay in a state of fight or flight, which can include a racing mind and chronic thoughts. These thoughts can get in the way of our daily function and lead to more stress, which builds up in your body over time. The fight or flight response causes higher blood pressure and heart rate, slows down digestion and creates tension in different areas of the body. Allowing our body to recover and rest from this state will have great benefits for your mind and body.

How to lower stress levels and relieve chronic thoughts

Practicing mindfulness and breathing techniques can have a great impact on the body and mind. It doesn’t take a lot of time and finding a state of relaxation where you can focusing on and acknowledging chronic thoughts may help you let go of them. Similar to adjustments, these techniques can allow our body to come out of a state of high stress. This will also allow your body to lower blood pressure and heart rate, improve digestive function, decrease tension, and we may be able to understand our thoughts and emotions better. Try this technique daily and see how it benefits you!

If you found this video helpful, please look at our Resources page for more breathing and meditation exercises. Please contact our office if you have any questions.

Here’s to a Better Life,

Dr. Steve Puckette