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Leaves on a Stream Exercise

Leaves on a stream exercise to let go of thoughts causing emotional distress

Leaves on a stream exercise is a soothing  cognitive defusion practice where we learn to let go of thoughts that cause emotional suffering. Sometimes we are so bogged down with our thoughts that they gradually appear true—it’s like we convinced ourselves they were real. Also referred to a cognitive fusion, this can build up to such an extent that it prevents us from living our lives and interferes with our routine. Cognitive fusion keeps us stuck in this miserable pattern…

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