Complaining can leave us feeling anxious, irritable, helpless and hopeless. What’s worse is that negative thinking breeds more negative thinking. Photo: Alamy
Complaining can leave us feeling anxious, irritable, helpless and hopeless. What’s worse is that negative thinking breeds more negative thinking. Photo: Alamy
Wellness

Why constant complaining is bad for health and how to stop doing it with mindfulness

  • Complaining might feel like a harmless way to relieve stress, but studies say if you do it often enough it may affect your physical health
  • Mindfulness could help by training your brain to think more positively and guiding it towards solving problems rather than dwelling on them

Complaining can leave us feeling anxious, irritable, helpless and hopeless. What’s worse is that negative thinking breeds more negative thinking. Photo: Alamy
Complaining can leave us feeling anxious, irritable, helpless and hopeless. What’s worse is that negative thinking breeds more negative thinking. Photo: Alamy
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