How to stop your mind from being hijacked by emotions

Your mind is the most powerful tool. When it works for you, it helps you accomplish anything. But when your thoughts are hijacked by emotions, they become a prison that keeps you stuck in the past or worries about the future. That’s why I created this blog post to help you regain control of your thoughts and stop being controlled by them. Emotions are powerful things, but they don’t have to rule you! You can take back control of your mind by learning to recognize when you are being hijacked by your emotions and then choosing not to allow it.

Have you ever been in a situation where you are not thinking logically about how to handle it but instead are being led by your emotions? You might be able to remember back to when something was said or done that made you angry, sad,  frustrated, and then all of the sudden out of nowhere, without even thinking about it beforehand, you start saying things that make no sense. This is called “being hijacked” by your emotions. What is happening here is that your amygdala – which acts as an emotional command center for our brain – has taken over control of the brain’s decision-making process because it senses danger (such as someone threatening us). When this happens we need to stop ourselves from acting on impulse so we can think rationally again and act accordingly

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What Is a Hijacked Mind?

A hijacked mind is usually one that has emotions that are not aligned with logic. Emotions are often strong, making it hard to focus or make decisions with clarity considering the available information. It sometimes becomes difficult to decide what is really important when there are many distractions coming from aspects of life.

Causes of a Hijacked Mind

One of the factors that can lead to a hijacked mind is spending too much time on social media. This activity throws your internet use into an overwhelmingly negative environment which will eventually limit your attention span and lower your cognitive function. It will also affect your mental health by putting you at risk for depression and anxiety-related illnesses.

The Effect Of A Hijacked Mind

The more you are preoccupied with your thoughts, the less likely you will be to make rational decisions. A hijacked mind traps the most precious freedoms. This is because it is difficult to think or even relax when you constantly feel like something is clouding your judgment. Learn how to break free by recognizing when your minds are hijacked and make a plan for realigning yourself instead.

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