Anxiety and Hyper Thinking

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Looking for Spoons Podacast, a podcast about living with anxiety disorderJason talks about the concept of hyper thinking, which includes overthinking and catastrophizing, but is so much more. At slow speeds, it’s a constant feeder of curiosity. At its highest speed, it’s debilitating, but you might be surprised what he would change about it.

 


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Anxiety, Walking Towards Fear and Finding It

Looking for Spoons Podacast, a podcast about living with anxiety disorder

Looking for Spoons Podacast, a podcast about living with anxiety disorderJason talks more about the practice of walking towards what scares him to help reduce the fear that might happen the next time. But this time, Jason found a lot more than what he expected and what was going to be a simple exercise to overcome the fear of hiking alone, turned into something bigger and scarier. This post may contain affiliate links, thank you!


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  • Living somewhere that he can get out into nature and do things like hike and rock climb, and camp.

  • Having a job that gives him the freedom to spend his time doing things like this.

  • Not turning into a local newspaper headline “Local hiker falls to death while attempting solo hike on a fear quest.”

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Anxiety and Walking Towards Fear

Looking for Spoons Podacast, a podcast about living with anxiety disorder

Looking for Spoons Podacast, a podcast about living with anxiety disorder

Jason talks about the spectrum of feelings related to anxiety, that aren’t always just being in a state of panic. Using the example of a caveman facing a bear, he talks about the approach of walking towards fear and how it helped him deal with some of his greatest fears, including one that almost everyone feels and on that may be a big surprise. This post may contain affiliate links, thank you!


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  • All of the fear and pain and anxiety he’s felt over the years (you read that right)

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