I Wish I Had An On And Off Switch For My Thoughts

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 370 People

    There Are Lots Of Things I Want To Switch Off

    thoughts about 'him' my insomniac thoughts about my chidlhood so i can sleep
    soulfool soulfool
    31-35, F
    Mar 7, 2012

    Wouldnt This Be Fantastic?!!!!

    Oh to just switch the thoughts off. Particularly on days like this, when i discover that ive backed myself in to a corner in my mind.  Make them stop, Make them stop! Wheres the wine.
    Muse0001 Muse0001
    26-30, F
    Apr 29, 2010

    I wish I had one gigantic off switch,

    to turn off the whole world around me so that I could bury myself under several layers of comfort of god knows what description. I had an experience yesterday that has left me terrified, horrified, and dirty. No amount of scrubbing will take this stain off my soul. I'm...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Mar 19, 2016

    I seriously need a switch,

    been wondering about a whole lotta things.. This is so not good for me... Someone PLEASE flip it OFF!! I hope everyone has a great day!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2016

    If only, I've been in desperate need these past

    few days. & its literally just stupid thoughts that keep coming back. I'm mentally exhausted, over thinking of petty things that are inevitable & just not things I should be in the first place.
    RandomExistence RandomExistence
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 10, 2016

    :)

    I wish I could turn my thoughts off when I start thinking about a certain person but otherwise I love my thoughts.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    Feb 14, 2010

    Wouldn't that be fabulous!

    I often find myself thinking about not wanting to think about the things I think about. It's very tiring. The older I get, the more I seem to think back on things that I've spent a lifetime compartmentalizing.
    mindnote mindnote
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Mar 13, 2016

    This constant thinking,

    reflecting and analysing is going to slowly but surely destroy me. An off switch to all this would be freakin fantastic
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25
    31-35, M
    Feb 21, 2016
    sabzzzz sabzzzz
    18-21, F
    Mar 10, 2016

    I Hate Intrusive Thoughts

    I can't control them. I have to consciously think the opposite. It is really exhausting. If I could just shut them off I would have a lot more peace. I hate involuntary thoughts. They are always negative.
    TheEvilLeaper TheEvilLeaper
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 16, 2011
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