Intrusive Thoughts Anxiety
Unwanted Thoughts And Anxiety
Hi, if you are here then i'm guessing you have experienced an intrusive thought or maybe a few? Intrusive and unwanted thoughts can be very distressing for anyone, especially if you have just experienced your first one. Intrusive thoughts are driven and caused by overactive anxiety and should not be ignored. I ignored the problem i had when i first started experiencing these and they eventually turned very excessive. Excessive intrusive thoughts are actually a form of OCD. It is called 'Pure OCD'.
Do not for one moment think that you are going mad. You are not ill, trust me! Think about it for one minute, 'would these thoughts bother you if you were a horrible person?' The answer is no! The simple fact that these thoughts are bothering you clearly indicates that you are a loving caring person.
Basically what's happening is, you are experiencing an intrusive thought which in turn creates massive, over active anxiety. This over active anxiety causes you to worry about the thought. You wonder how you can have a thought like that and you know its not your character. This in turn creates more anxiety and the cycle begins. You start worrying about the thought you previously had, 'How can i have a thought like that?'
'What if i do that'
'I must be going mad'
'I'm a horrible person'
'What if, what if, what if?'
As i was saying, pure OCD (intrusive thoughts) are caused by over active anxiety. That anxiety causes the intrusive thoughts. If you remove the over active anxiety then the intrusive thoughts will no longer be a problem.
Notice how we who suffer from any anxiety symptom like pure OCD (intrusive thoughts) are very, very creative people.
The thoughts are very creative and cause massive anxiety. The thoughts are completely irrational and completely out of character! But we still let them bother us. I know its easier said than done, but you must not let these thoughts bother you. The intrusive thoughts thrive from worry and anxiety. Also fear, fear is a cause of anxiety too. If you are scared by the thoughts and worry about them constantly then you will still be holding onto them for a long time. I remember having one irrational thought i was literally stuck on for months. The thought was completely out of my character, almost disturbing. Because the thought was completely irrational, out of my character i held on to it. Constantly worrying about it, i was scared that i was going mad. The anxiety i was feeling was very excessive.
Now i have conquered all my anxiety i can see how silly it was to worry about it. I was not helping myself at all. I knew the thought was completely irrational but i still gave it the worry and fear it needed to thrive on. Which in turn was creating more anxiety! If you are reading this and saying 'its hard not to worry about the thought', then i completely agree with you. But there is a simple method that has changed my life.
I hope you can see how anxiety and creativity are creating these unwanted intrusive thoughts. I hope you can see that people who suffer from anxiety and intrusive thoughts are very, very creative people. If you channel that creativity into something else then these thoughts will no longer have a place in your life. You will remove the anxiety which fuels these thoughts and constant worry.
Creativity> Anxiety>Fear>Worry>Pure OCD>Intrusive Thoughts
Have a look at the cycle above^. If you channel your creativity then the cycle CANNOT begin.
If you are like me and have tried Citalopram, Zoloft, beta blockers or any other prescribed drug for anxiety then you can probably see that they are not the answer for a permanent fix to your anxiety problem. I don't like to call it an 'Anxiety Disorder' as many doctors state because you are not sick, a disorder states that you will be permanently like this and that is defiantly not the case!
Creativity and passion breeds excitement which is the exact opposite to anxiety and fear. In other words you must be passionate about things in life. Start doing new hobbies, anything just be creative. There are so many creative things you can bring into your life even if you have a busy schedule. Remember that we who suffer from any anxiety driven symptom like intrusive thoughts are very creative people. We can see that from the completely irrational thoughts that we suffer from.
Our brains need creativity, passion and drive otherwise we get bored. Our mind gets bored and starts creating anxiety symptoms, all anxiety symptoms start with 'What If?' questions!
Even OCD, 'What if i don't turn this light on 'X' amount of times?'
Pure OCD, 'What if i really take action on that irrational thought?'
'What if i'm going mad'
Social Anxiety 'What if they don't like me?'
'What if i look stupid'
'What if i do this wrong'
All anxiety symptoms, anything from OCD all the way to depression, is caused by 'What If Questions' and a lot of creativity. Channel that creativity and the anxiety cycle cannot begin.
Channel that creativity, constantly challenge your brain. You are a very clever, creative person if you are reading this. Maybe you don't believe that this is the permanent fix right now but i promise you if you follow my method in my other article you will see massive differences in your life. I completely stumbled across this method by total accident. I literally forgot about all my anxiety symptoms and thoughts and now i want to share with the world how i did it, because i know exactly how you feel!
Click the link below and it will take you to my other article. There i will show you anxiety in its true light. I will show you how to channel that creativity so the anxiety cycle cannot begin. And please leave me some comments with your results, i would love to hear some more feedback!
The link is below 'Beta Blockers For Anxiety'
Thanks for reading
My Complete Method On How To Cure Anxiety
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