Ever notice that our brains love to surface our worries just as we’re falling asleep—or when we wake up to pee?
The result: Instead of enjoying a deep slumber, we start chewing on our anxieties—but without actually solving or effectively processing anything.
But here’s an exercise that can help:
The brain dump.
It’s an easy ritual that can help you mentally let go of your worries by putting them on paper right before bed—and literally set them aside for the night.
You probably get the idea, but here’s what it might look like.
It can work really well, but the biggest challenge: Getting yourself to actually do it.
Of course, like anything, maybe it’ll work for you—and maybe it won't. But there’s only one way to know for sure.
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