unwanted thoughts

Retroactive jealousy in relationships: What to do when your partner obsesses over your past

We all get jealous sometimes—but worrying obsessively over your significant other’s sexual and romantic history is known as retroactive jealousy, an unhealthy relationship habit. Retroactive jealousy can be triggered if you have an anxious attachment style, bad experiences with past partners, or even childhood trauma.  Common signs of retroactive jealousy…

Use this easy to remember CBT mind routine to stop unwanted thoughts

At the core of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is the inquisitive statement: “Are my thoughts useful?” This statement relates back to the idea that many people suffer from experiencing negative thoughts—not from the thoughts themselves.  Ancient core traditions such as Advaita Vedanta, Yoga, and Stoicism all allude to the importance…

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