14. Diversion ahead
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I don’t need to tell you that when we’re depressed, we spend ages mulling over problems and worries. Before you have a moment’s peace to try to tackle ‘em, you’re weighed down and distressed. Sound familiar? I call these spinning thoughts ruinous ruminations. Diverting your mind from them, by using what the trade calls distraction techniques, helps you cut down time spent brooding and also lifts your ...