3. How to Deal with Unwelcome Thoughts

  1. John Henden

Published Online: 14 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470978580.ch3

Beating Combat Stress: 101 Techniques for Recovery

Beating Combat Stress: 101 Techniques for Recovery

How to Cite

Henden, J. (2011) How to Deal with Unwelcome Thoughts, in Beating Combat Stress: 101 Techniques for Recovery, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470978580.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974803

Online ISBN: 9780470978580

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Keywords:

  • “Tackle the guilt trip”;
  • “Tell it – don't bottle it”;
  • “Changing the mind - set”;
  • “Write, read and burn (or write, read and shred)”;
  • “Park it … and move on …”;
  • “Fast - forwarding the DVD of your life”;
  • “Ways to deal with anger build - ups”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • “Tackle the guilt trip”

  • “Tell it – don't bottle it”

  • “Get in some ‘de-grimming’ or black humour”

  • “The letter from the future”

  • “Changing the mind-set”

  • “How to beat the ‘If only …’ monster on the shoulder”

  • “Write, read and burn (or write, read and shred)”

  • “Park it … and move on …”

  • “Let it go … Let it go … Let it go …”

  • “Fast - forwarding the DVD of your life”

  • “Ways to deal with anger build-ups”

  • Change your mental attitude to the unwelcome thoughts

  • Visualisation

  • The solution - focused feelings tank