Let's Talk About... Distractions

Distractions can sometimes be a good thing, especially if we feel overwhelmed, and there are plenty of healthy distractions. But there is an enormous difference between healthy and unhealthy distractions, and it’s important to be honest with yourself about the long-term effects of the unhealthier ways that we can choose to distract ourselves from issues (not to mention that avoiding our problems can also make them far worse). So this week I’m talking about what distractions are, why it’s important to know the difference between healthy and unhealthy distractions, and how to effectively manage distractions so you can look after yourself. So, let’s talk!

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Let's Talk About Mental Health is a weekly podcast full of simple ideas for better mental health by Jeremy Godwin that draws on quality research as well as personal experience. It's about much more than just talk; each new episode focuses on practical and simple things that you can do every single day to improve and maintain your mental health and wellbeing. Discover the podcast all about better mental health and join listeners in more than 110 countries around the world.
Let's Talk About Mental Health. Because the more we talk about it, the easier it gets.

Warning: Contains occasional mild coarse language.
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