How to unsubscribe from toxic thinking with Harvard-trained psychologist Dr. Sasha Heinz

By Dr. Caroline Leaf

2020 has definitely been one for the books, and it isn’t even over yet. Amid a global pandemic, so much is uncertain and unknown. What will the future look like? What will tomorrow look like? What will the world be like after all of this is over? It is not surprising that so many people are struggling with anxiety, grief, depression, anger and loneliness—we have all experienced low moments over the past few months. Thankfully, there is a way we can calm the mental chaos we are experiencing and take back control. In this week’s podcast and blog, I speak with Harvard-trained psychologist and health coach Dr. Sasha Heinz about why we struggle to get a handle on our anxiety, how to go from knowing what to do to doing it, how we can unsubscribe from our thoughts, how to handle pandemic fears and frustrations and what we can do now to create our own future, even when facing the unknown.       Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/title   For more info on Dr. Sasha see here: https://drsashaheinz.com   **Special offers from this episode's sponsor:  -NOOM (the best healthy habit company!): For your NOOM special offer see: https://noom.com/DRLEAF   Podcast Highlights 2:00 The intention-action gap, and how to overcome it 7:18 How to get unstuck & control the mental chaos 24:11 The different components of wellbeing 27:30 Why we need to think about our thinking 32:50 How to deal with grief and negative emotions 36:40 The difference between clean pain and dirty pain 40:35 How to unsubscribe from your own thoughts Additional resources:    -Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies, exclusive offers and more! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 (*Only available for U.S numbers at this time)     -Get my new brain detox app SWITCH on sale now! Get 50% off a 3 month subscription. Just look for Switch on Your Brain in the App Store or Google Play or visit: https://theswitch.app     -Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health!      Follow me on social media for daily mental self-care tips!   -Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/   -Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf   -Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf   -Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/drcarolineleaf     If you enjoyed this episode please leave a 5 review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

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