The Anxiety of Forgetting Things (And What To Do About It)

The Anxiety of Forgetting Things (And What To Do About It)

Is it just me? It’s that feeling of panic and rumination that occurs when you just remembered something or just heard something that you know you need to revisit later and you don’t want to forget. So you repeat the thing over and over again in your mind, because you’re afraid if you don’t… then it will be gone and you’ll have forgotten something important or valuable (and this especially happens with to-do list items). Let’s talk all about this concept in this episode and what you can do about it.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What the anxiety of forgetting actually is
  • What effect it has on your mood, emotions, and being present in your life
  • 3 simple tips to combat this anxiety so you can know exactly what to do when it comes up!

Mentioned in episode: Todoist


Calmly Coping is a self-improvement podcast for overthinkers who struggle with high-functioning anxiety to help you feel more calm, balanced, and confident.




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