Intrusive thoughts affect everyone.

Understand that intrusive thoughts are a normal part of the human experience.

Recognize that having intrusive thoughts does not mean you are a bad person or that you will act on them.

Practice mindfulness to help you stay present and focused on the present moment.

Challenge your thoughts by questioning their validity and considering alternative perspectives.


Engage in self-care activities that promote relaxation and stress reduction, such as exercise, meditation, or spending time in nature.

Consider seeking professional help if your intrusive thoughts are causing significant distress or interfering with your daily life.

Remember that with time and practice, you can learn to manage your intrusive thoughts and live a fulfilling life.