Techniques To Stop Ruminating Get Back To Sleep At Night?

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Techniques To Stop Ruminating Get Back To Sleep At Night?

I'm waking in the middle of the night, ruminating and can't get back to sleep. Please share advice!

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Thank you for your question and welcome to Health Central's Anxiety Community.

Ruminating, or replaying the same thoughts over and over, is a common problem for those with anxiety. There are a couple of posts on the site about ruminating:

How to Stop Ruminating or Obsessing

How to Stop Ruminating

Because everyone is different, the strategies in these posts all may not work for you. Choose one or two techniques and try those until you find ways that will work in your situation.

I hope this helps.

Eileen