About This Show
With Pressing Pause you will discover how to quieten your overthinking and overworrying mind, spend less time lost in your thoughts and more time enjoying your life as it is right now. Gabrielle Treanor, writer and teacher specialising in overthinking, shares ideas and inspiration from positive psychology, along with practical mindfulness and self-care techniques, actions and tools to empower you to lower your stress, build your resilience, feel more optimistic, improve your wellbeing and, ultimately, overthink less and enjoy life more. For more information, resources and courses go to https://gabrielletreanor.com.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
#21 Why overthinkers are so good at striving (and why that’s not such a good thing)
2 days ago
As overthinkers we spend a lot of time fast forwarding into the future and as soon as we’ve reached a goal or made it through a difficulty we’re straight onto thinking about what’s next. Constantly striving forward means that we’re missing out on the joy and contentment in our lives right now. In this episode we look at: How we move the goalposts so we’re always looking to what’s going to happen next What is destination addiction and hedonic adaptation What we can do to combat striving and feel more joy in the everyday How mindfulness, gratitude and savouring play a role Resources: Episode 3: The life-changing power of feeling grateful Episode 4: How to take micro mindful moments in your day Episode 7: How noticing the little things creates calm and joy Episode 9: The truth about controlling worryRead more »
Rated 5 out of
This is a must-listen
Love this show, the host shares so much good stuff, I'm already putting into action her suggestions and feeling calmer for it. She has a lovely soothing voice too and I like that the episodes are short, ten minutes is totally doable. I'm tuning in every week!
Date published: 2018-03-20
Rated 5 out of
Gabrielle’s calm & reassuring presenting style gives simple effective bite-sized practical advice that is perfect for over thinkers like me! I’m looking forward to listening to further podcasts from this series.
Date published: 2018-03-29