5 One-Minute Hacks that Save Me from Spiralling Into Intense Negativity
Bonus: An incredibly relieving perspective shift
As someone with Bipolar tendencies, my mental swings are extreme.
Ultra-confident to painfully insecure. Heart-welling gratitude to intense FOMO. Color-exploding elation to drab grey depression.
Thanks to our innate negativity bias, the lows threaten to spiral into alarming depths — panic attacks and suicidal thoughts.
Over the years, I’ve picked up techniques to slam a quick brake on such accelerating negativity.
And sometimes, even transmute the low into a budding high.
I want to share 5 such hacks — taking less than a minute each, they will be timely salves for your mental health.